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Two Attacks in Burkina Faso Kill at Least 20: Officials

Counterterrorism & Security

7Dnews London - AFP

Sun, 08 Sep 2019 20:58 GMT

Two separate attacks in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday September 8th killed at least 20 people, according to local and military sources. 

The first incident occurred when a vehicle, transporting people and goods, "rode over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Barsalogho area, leaving at least ten passengers dead," a military source told AFP.

Also, ten drivers of three-wheeler food vans were separately killed in a second attack, while travelling in convoy, about 30 miles away from the aforementioned blast, a local official said, without giving further details.


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