Burundi, Chad peacekeepers exchange fire in C. Africa: Burundi military

Burundian and Chadian troops in MISCA, the African force deployed in the Central African Republic, exchanged fire in Bangui Monday, the commander of the Burundian contingent said.

Bujumbura: Burundian and Chadian troops in MISCA, the African force deployed in the Central African Republic, exchanged fire in Bangui Monday, the commander of the Burundian contingent said.
Lieutenant-Colonel Potien Hakizimana, head of the Burundian contingent in MISCA, told AFP his men were disarming former rebels when Chadian troops from MISCA threw a grenade and opened fire on them, prompting some Burundian elements to return fire, wounding three Chadians.