Dozens Killed In Burkina Faso Attacks

Around 40 people, many of them civilian volunteers with the army, have been killed in jihadist attacks in northern and eastern Burkina Faso, local sources and security officials said on Monday.

In the northern region of Sahel on Saturday, around 25 people were killed, including 13 members of the VDP volunteer force, while in the southeast, about 15 civilians were killed when their convoy was attacked while it was under escort, the sources said.

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