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President Pierre Nkurunziza, center, arrives to cast his vote for the presidential election, in Ngozi, Burundi Tuesday, July 21, 2015 (AP)
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An election official verifies the identity of voters before clearing them to vote at a polling centre in Mwumba Commune of Buye hill in Ngozi province, northern Burundi, July 21, 2015 (Reuters)
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A woman celebrates after casting her ballot at a polling centre in Mwumba Commune of Buye hill in Ngozi province, northern Burundi, July 21, 2015 (Reuters)
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A ballot box is seen at a polling centre in Mwumba Commune of Buye hill in Ngozi province, northern Burundi, July 21, 2015 (Reuters)
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A woman dances to show her support for President Pierre Nkurunziza as she casts her vote for the presidential election, in Ngozi, Burundi Tuesday, July 21, 2015 (AP)
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President Pierre Nkurunziza inks his finger after casting his vote for the presidential election in Ngozi, Burundi Tuesday, July 21, 2015 (AP)
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Voters queue up to cast their votes for the presidential election, in Ngozi, Burundi, Tuesday, July 21, 2015 (AP)
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Protestors sing as they march through rock strewn streets in Bujumbura's Niyakabiga district on presidential election day in Burundi, July 21, 2015 (Reuters)
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A man runs past a burning barricade on a rock strewn street in Bujumbura's Niyakabiga district on Presidential election day in Burundi, July 21, 2015 (Reuters)
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A disabled woman walks from the marking booth before casting her ballot at a polling centre in Mwumba Commune of Buye hill in Ngozi province, northern Burundi, July 21, 2015 (Reuters)
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A policeman and an opposition official died in violence marring the start of Burundi's presidential election, already hit by opposition boycotts and protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term

Burundi began voting in its disputed presidential election Tuesday with low turnouts in the capital following a night of explosions and gunfire in opposition strongholds where residents oppose President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term

 

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