Reuters: Two reported killed in unrest over Burundi president's vote bid

BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Two protesters were killed on Monday, a leading rights activist said, as demonstrations against a decision by President Pierre Nkurunziza's to seek a third term in office ran into a second week.

Police in the Musaga district of Bujumbura fired shots towards lines of protesters who were hurling stones, a Reuters witness said. An explosion also wounded at least two officers who were taken away in ambulances.

Police spokesman Liboire Bakunduwukize denied two protesters were killed, and said 15 police were wounded when a hand grenade was thrown at them. He said police would respond in future.

More News On Protests Resuming In The African Nation Of Burundi

Burundi Red Cross: 3 killed in clashes with security forces -- AP
Protesters shot dead as thousands take to Burundi's streets -- Al Jazeera
Burundi protests resume as international community casts wary eye -- CNN
Burundi protests: Two killed in Bujumbura -- BBC
Anti-Government Protesters Return to Burundi's Streets After Truce Ends -- Deutsche Welle
Burundi journalists protest after radio stations shut -- AFP
Burundi army chief of staff pledge loyalty to embattled authorities -- AFP
Kerry warns Burundi leader's third term bid is unconstitutional -- AFP

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