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Burkina Faso Church Attack Kills at Least 15 People

HeadlineFeb 26, 2024

In Burkina Faso, at least 15 people were killed after an attack at a local Catholic church as worshipers gathered for Mass. No one has claimed responsibility for the shooting in the village of Essakane, located in northern Burkina Faso, where violence between armed groups has been on the rise. The number of people killed by armed groups has nearly tripled recently, while over 2 million have been displaced by the violence.

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