Local residents look at the OcalKing Star Cyber Bar in the Bwiza district of Bujumbura on November 14, 2015 after a grenade attack that left one person injured and one dead. AFP PHOTO/SARAH FLUCK
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At least five people were killed in overnight clashes in Burundi, police said Sunday, and residents reported a battle at the president's office in the capital Bujumbura which has been plagued by violence since a disputed presidential election.Burundi has been in crisis since President Pierre Nkurunziza announced in April he planned to run for a third term -- a move opponents said violated the constitution and a peace treaty that ended a 12-year civil war in 2005 .Residents in Bujumbura's Rohero neighbourhood, close to the president's office, said they heard shooting and explosions overnight.However, Bujumbura Mayor Freddy Mbonimpa said four people had been killed across the capital, two policemen wounded and 28 people arrested.
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