Possible coup underway in Burundi update

The safety and security situation in Burundi is highly volatile following reports of the coup underway by a high-ranking Burundian military general. The international airport and land borders are closed.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should avoid all travel to Burundi at this time. Some countries are advising citizens who are in Burundi to stay in a safe place and to monitor local media and other sources for any situation that would affect safety. It is also recommended to leave the country when there is a safe opportunity to do so.

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