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Gunmen kill 20 civilians in northern Burkina Faso

03 February 2020  

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KATHMANDU: As many as 20 civilians were ruthlessly killed in an overnight attack in north-western Burkina Faso, BBC reported.

According to the report, an unidentified armed gang of men motorbikes carried out the attack on a village in Bani municipality, north of the capital Ouagadougou, on Saturday night.

The attack comes a week after 39 people were killed when militants attacked a market in Silgadji town.

The Sahel region has seen an increase in jihadist violence in recent months.

(With inputs from Agencies)

Publish Date : 03 February 2020 08:24 AM

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