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Burundi protesters attack policewoman

Demonstrators turned on a policewoman they accused of shooting a protester in Burundi's capital, Bujumbura, reports the Reuters news agency.

Protesters attack a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, May 12, 2015

They carried her through the streets.

< Protesters carry a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, May 12, 2015.

At one point a man tried to protect her from the crowd.

A man tries to protect a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor from other protesters in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, May 12, 2015.

Protesters beat and stoned the policewoman before she was handed back to the police, reports Reuters.

A man tries to protect a female police officer accused of shooting a protestor from other protesters in the Buterere neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, May 12, 2015

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