19 killed in Burkina attacks: locals and security sources

2023-02-14 12:04:35 BdST

2024-05-18 13:25:27 BdST

Published: 2023-02-14 12:04:35 BdST


Live Desk: Nineteen people, including nine volunteers with the armed forces, were killed in two attacks in jihadist-torn Burkina Faso, local inhabitants, and a security source said on Monday.

Seven members of the VDP volunteer force were killed in a mass attack on Thursday in the northwestern village of Dembo, a senior official with the militia told AFP.

On Sunday, a "terrorist group" killed 12 people, including two VDP members, at Yargatenga, a village near the eastern border with Togo and Ghana, local sources said.

Dhaka, 13 February (campuslive24.com)// BIT



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