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Tue May 4, 2021, 06:17 AM

Around 30 reportedly killed in Burkina Faso village attack

Suspected jihadists have killed around 30 people in eastern Burkina Faso, security sources in the country said.

A large group of armed men attacked the village of Kodyel in Komandjari province early on Monday morning, a local official said.
"Dozens of men burst into the village and set houses on fire, while others stood watch and shot at people indiscriminately."
Militants reportedly targeted the village, whose residents were mainly from the Gurma community, because residents had joined the militia.


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