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Police: 2 teens from Burundi who competed in D.C. robotics challenge seen entering Canada

Photos of missing Burundi team-Richard Irakoze, top left, Audrey Mwamikazi, top center, Kevin Saburmukiza, top right, Nice Munezero, bottom left, Aristide Irambona, bottom center, Don Charu Ingabire, bottom right, Thursday, July 20, 2017 (Metropolitan Police)

Two of the six teens from Burundi who competed in the International Robotics Challenge in Washington, D.C. and who reportedly went missing on July 19, were seen entering Canada, DC police told ABC7's Suzanne Kennedy Thursday.

The other four teens appear to be okay, according to police, and are reportedly with members of their family in the United States.

DC Police released the names and photos of the teens on their Twitter page on Wednesday.

Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, Don Charu Ingabire, 16, Aristide Irambona, 18, Nice Munezero, 17, Kevin Sabumkiza, 17, and Richard Irakoze, 18, were all missing.

Burundi is a small country in east Africa.

The teens disappeared from the competition before it ended, and arrived in the country last week for a robotics competition at DAR Constitution Hall. The event was held from July 16 to July 18.

The teens were last seen at 5:30 p.m. on July 18 during the events closing ceremony, according to ABC7's Suzanne Kennedy.

More than 150 countries were represented in the competition also described as robotic Olympics. Teams went head-to-head using science, technology, math and engineering.

On July 19, a member of the group contacted a volunteer from the organization that sponsors the robotics competition informing them that the teens were missing. Metropolitan Police got involved and canvassed Constitution Hall in their search for the team.

The teens were in town temporarily for the competition and have one-year visas, according to Kennedy.

This story will be updated

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