100 students seeking refuge leave US embassy in Burundi

first_imgBurundian National Police had broken down the students’ camp Thursday that was adjacent to the embassy. The students had been staying there since April 30 when their university was closed because of political turmoil.Burundi has experienced weeks of unrest since the ruling party’s April 26th announcement that President Pierre Nkurunziza will run for a third term in office.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Sponsored Stories Comments   Share   Top Stories BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — The U.S. embassy in Burundi says some 100 university students who had sought refuge at the embassy parking lot amid the political turmoil in the country have left.The embassy in a statement Friday said the students left Thursday night after being at the embassy for some hours and speaking with the ambassador there, Dawn Liberi. The embassy said the students relocated to a center run by a religious entity. New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Arizona families, Arizona farms: working to produce high-quality milk Mesa family survives lightning strike to home ErrorOK ErrorOK Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Patients with chronic pain give advice Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywall Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Daylast_img read more

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