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Gunmen kill more than a dozen in attack in eastern Burkina Faso

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Saturday, 08 August, 2020, 14:05
Gunmen kill more than a dozen in attack in eastern Burkina Faso

Unidentified gunmen have killed about 20 people in an attack on a cattle market in eastern Burkina Faso, the government said in a statement.There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in the village of Fada N'Gourma, around which the army is carrying out a search operation."Unidentified armed individuals burst into a cattle market in Namoungou village in the region of Fada N'Gourma and attacked the population," the governor, Colonel Saidou Sanou, said in a statement on Friday.