Four people, including a child who was selling boiled eggs at a bar were killed when three grenade's were used to attack Burundi's capital Bujumbura on Saturday night, witnesses said.
"There were three simultaneous blasts. The one which hit a bar killed four people including a child who was selling boiled eggs," said a resident of Kinama neighbourhood where the attacks happened.
Vincent Ngendahayo, a local administrator near Kinama, confirmed the death of the child, adding 12 people were also injured in the blasts.
In another attack Saturday “armed criminals” threw a grenade at a police patrol, injuring eight civilians, said Mayor Freddy Mbonimpa.
Meanwhile, at least five people, including security personnel died in separate attacks on Friday.
Burundi has been in crisis since April, violence continued to increase after President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term, crisis left more than 400 people dead after a failed coup and street protests.
The African Union said on Friday it had appointed five heads of state to try to convince the government of Burundi to accept a peacekeeping force, which Burundian leader has rejected.