Jihadist attacks! Twenty people died

Captain Ibrahim Traore seized power in a coup in Burkina Faso in September 2022.

Aniruddha Chakraborty
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BY A STAFF REPORTER: At least 20 people have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack in Burkina Faso.

According to sources, about 20 people, mostly businessmen, were killed in the attack in the middle-eastern region near the Togolese border. Jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso have killed more than 16,000 civilians, soldiers and police, including more than 5,000 since the beginning of this year.