Burkina Faso rocked by new jihadist attack


Six soldiers were killed and several went missing Tuesday after a suspected jihadist attack in troubled Burkina Faso, following a weekend massacre which could have claimed up to 50 lives, security and local sources told AFP.

A military patrol struck an improvised explosive device while on the road from Madjoari to Pama in the eastern Kompienga province, a security source said.

The assailants fired on the soldiers after the explosion.

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Source: Yahoo News

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