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Burkina Faso Attack Near Malian Border Kills 60 People

HeadlineApr 24, 2023

Burkina Faso’s military government is blaming fighters affiliated with Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State for an attack on Thursday that killed 60 civilians near the border with Mali. Survivors said more than 100 people on motorcycles and pickup trucks arrived in their village dressed in military uniforms before targeting dozens of men and young people. Conflict in Burkina Faso has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced about 2 million since 2015.

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