Dozens Killed In Burkina Faso Militant Attacks
Written by Adewale Adeyemi on January 31, 2023
The authorities in Burkina Faso announced that twenty eight people have been killed by suspected Islamist militants in two separate attacks.
The governor of Cascades region, near the border with Ivory Coast, said the bodies of 15 people who were abducted on Sunday were found in a village.
Reports have it that the victims had been kidnapped while travelling in minibuses and were then shot.
Meanwhile, the army in Burkina Faso has also confirmed a deadly attack in the country’s northern Sahel region adding that the victims included ten members of the military police and ten of their colleagues were still missing.