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Ten soldiers killed, 50 wounded in attack on Burkina Faso army base

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Islamist militants, some with links to al-Qaeda and Islamic State, have been waging an insurgency in northern Burkina Faso since 2015. The worsening violence spurred soldiers to overthrow the government in the second coup this year. Air reinforcements have been deployed in the area to carry out relief and response operations.
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Ten soldiers killed, 50 wounded in attack on Burkina Faso army base

OUAGADOUGOU -At least ten soldiers were killed and about 50 wounded in a militant attack early Monday on an army base in Djibo, in northern Burkina Faso, the army said in a statement. Islamist militants, some with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State, have been waging an insurgency in northern Burkina Faso since 2015. The worsening violence spurred soldiers last month to overthrow the

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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10 Burkina Faso Soldiers Killed, 50 Wounded in Army Base Attack

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - At least 10 Burkina Faso soldiers died and around 50 were wounded Monday in an assault in the northern city of Djibo, the ar

3 months ago·United States
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10 soldiers killed, nearly 50 wounded in attack on Burkina Faso army base

Up to 18 terrorists neutralized during ensuing operations, says army - Anadolu Agency

3 months ago·Turkey
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10 soldiers killed and 50 injured in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso

On September 26, a supply convoy destined for Djibo was attacked by militants and claimed by Al-Qaeda, which officially resulted in 37 deaths, including 27 military personnel. According to their union, 70 truck drivers are still missing.

3 months ago
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MILITANT INSURGENCY: Ten soldiers killed, 50 wounded in attack on Burkina Faso army base

At least 10 soldiers were killed and about 50 wounded in a militant attack early Monday on an army base in Djibo in northern Burkina Faso, the army said in a statement.

3 months ago·South Africa
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Burkina Faso : une attaque djihadiste cause la mort d’au moins dix soldats

Une cinquantaine de militaires ont aussi été blessés dans cette attaque sur une base de Djibo, ville sous blocus djihadiste, dans le nord du pays. L’Etat-major burkinabé recense dix-huit corps de terroristes tués dans les combats.

3 months ago·Paris, France
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