Soldies in Burundi
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Burundi major general: 'The government is dissolved'

Burundi's President Nkurunziza has been "removed from office", according to major general in the Burundian army.

Speaking on a private radio station , Major General Godefroid Niyombare said the military was taking the "nation's destiny in hand".

He said that the armed forces had rejected a third term for the president and said the country's government was "dissolved".

  • 13 May 2015
  • From the section Africa
Go to next video: Gunfire and confusion in Burundi