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January 29, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Talks aimed at reviving Burundi's peace process were postponed after the country's defense minister and four others were killed in a helicopter crash on their way to the meeting. The helicopter carrying Defense Minister Firmin Sinzoyiheba went down southeast of the capital, Bujumbura, during a thunderstorm. Also killed in the crash were the helicopter's pilot, Sinzoyiheba's bodyguard, a military commander and the personal secretary to President Pierre Buyoya.
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January 29, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Talks aimed at reviving Burundi's peace process were postponed after the country's defense minister and four others were killed in a helicopter crash on their way to the meeting. The helicopter carrying Defense Minister Firmin Sinzoyiheba went down southeast of the capital, Bujumbura, during a thunderstorm. Also killed in the crash were the helicopter's pilot, Sinzoyiheba's bodyguard, a military commander and the personal secretary to President Pierre Buyoya.
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