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2 Spanish Journalists Killed in Burkina Faso Ambush While Documenting Poaching

HeadlineApr 28, 2021

In Burkina Faso, two Spanish journalists were killed Monday in an ambush while on an anti-poaching patrol in the eastern region of the country. Journalists David Beriáin and Roberto Fraile were working on a documentary about poaching and were traveling with about 40 people when an armed group attacked them on a road leading to the massive forested reserve of Pama. An Irish conservationist, Rory Young, was also killed, and at least four others were reported missing. The Committee to Protect journalists condemned the attack and is demanding a thorough and transparent investigation.

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