17 years ago, Rwanda and Burundi president were killed. As the plane they were traveling crashed in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali. Juvenal Habyarimana (Rwanda) and Cyprian Ntayamira (Burundi) is a passenger plane.

According to the BBC, alleged that the two leaders were deliberately murdered because of their plane probably hit by rocket fire. Both the president on his way home from a meeting of leaders of the eastern and central Africa, in Tanzania to discuss efforts to end ethnic violence in Rwanda and Burundi.

Rwanda and Burundi is still troubled by conflict between ethnic Hutu majority by the minority Tutsi.

Since then, as many as 100,000 people in Burundi were killed. Number of deaths from ethnic conflicts also occurred in Rwanda so that the Security Council of the United Nations intervene to overcome the dispute.


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