Burundian Rebels Attack Military Camp and Reportedly Kill at Least 132 People
Jan. 01, 1998
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) _ Burundian rebels attacked a military camp and village near the airport in Bujumbura early Thursday, leaving at least 132 people dead, a radio report said.
In an hours-long battle with the army, at least 30 rebels and two soldiers were killed, Lt. Col. Mamert Sinarinzi told Burundian radio.
At least 100 civilians in a village near the airport in Burundi's capital also died, Sinarinzi said.