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5 Aug, 2015

Come Harerimana killed

Death

Harerimana, president of the CNDD FDD chapter in Kanyosha, is attacked and killed in Bujumbura. He is heading to his office on the back of a motorbike when a crowd throw stones at him, pull him off the bike and shoot him.

2 Aug, 2015

Adolphe Nshirimana killed in rocket attack

Death

Nshimirimana is killed, along with three bodyguards, in a rocket attack on his car in Bujumbura. Nshimiramana was widely seen as the central African nation’s de facto internal security chief and considered by some as the president’s effective deputy. He was seen as the mastermind behind the crackdown on the protests as well as a key player in foiling the coup attempt. The presidency’s communications chief:

I have lost a brother, a companion in the struggle. The sad reality is that General Adolphe Nshimirimana is no longer with this world.

22 Jul, 2015

Emmanuel Ndereyimana dies

Death

Ndereyimana. a member of Rwasa’s FNL political group, who had been organizing protests, is shot dead outside his parent’s house in the Kinama area and then his attackers, believed to be from the government youth wing, Imbonerakure, throw a grenade at his body.

23 May, 2015

Zedi Feruzi killed

Death

Feruzi, leader of opposition UPD-Zigamibanga party, is killed in a drive-by shooting by unknown assailants in the nation’s capital, Bujumbura. Feruzi is outside his house when a car approaches and its occupants sprayed him with bullets. At least one of his bodyguards also died. The presidential office expresses shock at Feruzi’s killing and denies any role

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