An opposition leader shot and killed in Bujumbura, Burundi

In Burundi, a political opposition leader was killed in Bujumbura in a drive-by shooting on Saturday.

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Political protests and clashes with police have occurred almost daily, and many have been violent. The shooting of an opposition leader may contribute to tensions, and further protests and clashes are expected.

Many countries are advising citizens to leave the country if there is no essential reason to remain.