At least 30 killed in eastern Burkina Faso attack  | Africanews


At least 30 people were killed by gunmen in eastern Burkina Faso Monday, according to the government, in the latest attack since two Spanish journalists and an Irish conservasionist were killed by jihadists a week ago.

The attack occurred in Kodyel village in the Komandjari province near the border with Niger, government official Labidi Ouoba told the Associated Press by phone after fleeing the attack.

Jihadists surrounded the village and went house to house setting fire to them and killing people, said Ouoba.



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