Gunmen kill 3 soldiers, two others, in north Burkina Faso - government

Gunmen kill 3 soldiers, two others, in north Burkina Faso - government
 

Unidentified gunmen killed three Burkinabe soldiers and two civilians on Wednesday, a military source said, in the latest sign that instability in Mali is spreading to its southern neighbour.
The defence ministry had earlier confirmed the deaths of the soldiers.
Attacks by Islamist militants in Burkina Faso were rare before a major strike by al Qaeda-linked fighters in the capital killed 29 people in January. The latest attack prompted President Roch Marc Kabore to delay a trip to Belgium and call an emergency ministerial meeting, government sources said.
The military source said three... read more

 
13 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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