Three killed in south of Burundi

At least three people have been killed in Rubanga locality in Matana commune of Bururi southern province in the morning of April 15.

“The police say three criminals were killed in Rubanga locality”

Local sources say these people were shot dead by the police at the home of Pascal Ninganza also known as”Kaburimbo”, who was already wanted and is believed to be among those who were killed.
According to the same sources, the administration has directly buried these three people under the supervision of the police.

They say the police were still surrounding the house of Pascal Ninganza located in Rubanga locality in Matana commune since 2 a.m. in the night of April 15.
“The police had suspected the presence of Pascal Ninganza,” say a local resident.

He adds that Ninganza’s house is still besieged by the police. Local residents report arrests of people and say they are concerned over the insecurity situation prevailing in the locality.

On Twitter, the Ministry of Public Security said it was a group of armed criminals which was “dismantled”. “It was around 6 a.m. in Rubanga locality in Matana commune of Bururi province when three criminals got killed. One was arrested and two rifles and a grenade were seized,” reads the tweet by the Ministry of Public Security.