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Attacks disrupt polls

29 Jun, 2015

Armed groups throw grenades at polling stations in both the capital Bujumbura and in some provinces, delaying the start of voting in many of the centres, police and election officials said. Opposition and civil societies are boycotting the polls, saying the elections are not free and fair. President of the Bujumbura electoral commission:

Voting has not yet begun in many centres in the capital because election officials are trying to prepare materials and in almost all of the stations, these arrived late because of the overnight attacks,