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Burkina Faso Army HQ Attack Claims At Least 28 Lives



Bomb-explosion (Photo Credit: File)

An attack on the military headquarters in Burkina Faso as claimed at least 28 lives, three security sources told AFP

According to Punch, two of the sources said 28 people were killed and a third spoke of “around 30” dead in the attack in the capital Ouagadougou.

Burkinabe security sources gave a lower toll, saying “around 15” people were killed, while the army’s medical chief, Colonel Amado Kafando, said 75 others had been injured. It was unclear whether these figures applied to one or to both attacks.

Naija News understands that the state TV said seven members of the security forces had also died. The Government claims that 6 assailant have been killed.

Source: Naija News

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