14 Lives Lost After Gunmen Attack Church In Burkina Faso


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Unidentified gunmen whose motives are yet to be known have killed at least 14 people after they opened fire inside a church in Burkina Faso.

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The victims were attending a service at a church in Hantoukoura, in the eastern part of the country on Sunday.

According to the regional government, through a statement released, many people involved in the incident also got injured.

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A security source said the armed men carried out the attack, “executing the faithful including the pastor and children”. Another source said the gunmen fled on scooters.

Hundreds of people have been killed in the country over the past few years, mostly by jihadist groups, sparking ethnic and religious tensions especially on the border with Mali.

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Jihadist attacks have increased in Burkina Faso since 2015, forcing thousands of schools to close down.


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