Burkina Faso

35 Dead After Jihadist Terror Attack in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Jihadists attacked a town in northern Burkina Faso and killed 35 civilians, most of them women, and ensuing clashes with security forces left 80 jihadists dead, the West African nation’s president announced late Tuesday.

A group of soldiers of the Burkina Faso Army dig foxholes for sentinels in a temporary base set in the region of Soum in northern Burkina Faso on November 12, 2019. (Photo by MICHELE CATTANI / AFP) (Photo by MICHELE CATTANI/AFP via Getty Images)