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Attackers armed with guns and grenades killed the son-in-law of a prominent Burundian human rights activist and campaigner against President Pierre Nkurunziza's divisive bid for a third term in office on Friday, police and a relative said. Pascal Nshirimana, the son-in-law of Pierre Clave Mbonimpa, was ambushed by a group of people on motorbikes at around noon at the gate of his home in the capital, Bujumbura, they added. Mbonimpa, who heads the Association for the Protection of Human Rights and Detained Persons (APRODH), was himself shot and wounded in August by gunmen on motorbikes, and is receiving treatment in Belgium.
By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - Two people were killed and at least 33 were wounded in Guinea on Friday in clashes between supporters of President Alpha Conde and his main rival before Sunday's election, witnesses and a senior police source said. Shots were fired, security forces fired teargas and wielded batons outside the house of Conde's rival, Cellou Dalein Diallo, in the capital, while activists armed with stones and clubs roamed the streets, reducing traffic to a minimum, they said. Eighteen of those wounded were members of the security forces, state television said.