Two grenades fired near residence of EU observers in Burundi

17:44, June 28, 2010      

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One of the two grenades exploded on Sunday night when unidentified people fired them near a house at Muyinga Avenue, in Rohero urban commune in Burundi's capital Bujumbura where the EU observers for the country's presidential election are staying.

Rohero administration officials on Monday morning told reporters of 15 media outlets working together that the grenade attack occurred around 9 p.m. local time on Sunday, and the grenade blast did not cause any casualties.

The other grenade which didn't explode was removed by the police early on Monday, according to the local administration officials.

No one has so far been arrested in connection with the grenade attacks.

The grenade attacks occurred a few hours ahead of the beginning of the presidential election in which ruling party President Pierre Nkurunziza is the only candidate running.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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