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Terrorist Attack · Ouagadougou

Jihadis’ attack in eastern Burkina Faso kills 11 soldiers

46% Center coverage: 11 sources
Injured soldiers have been taken to hospital and aerial support killed 15 attackers. Burkina Faso has been ravaged by violence linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. Mutinous soldiers ousted the democratically elected president in January promising to stem the violence. Within a 72-hour period last week nearly 60 people were killed in violence targeting villages.See the Story
Politics · Ouagadougou

Hunger grips Burkina Faso due to increasing jihadi violence

70% Center coverage: 10 sources
Some 3.5 million people are food insecure in Burkina Faso. Nearly 630,000 are expected to be on the brink of starvation. This is an 82% increase from last year of people facing emergency hunger. Aid organizations are bracing for more price hikes because of the Ukraine war.See the Story
Terrorist Attack · Ouagadougou

Soldiers in Burkina Faso recover 79 bodies so far after weekend attack

43% Left coverage: 7 sources
Troops have recovered the bodies of 79 victims of an attack in northern Burkina Faso. No group has claimed responsibility for the armed assault on the town of Seytenga. The West African country has been fighting an Islamist insurgency for years. The government has announced a three-day period of mourning to remember the victims.See the Story
Military · Ouagadougou

Burkina Faso tells civilians to evacuate vast zones ahead of military operations

62% Center coverage: 8 sources
Burkina Faso's ruling junta says it will create two military zones where civilians must vacate their homes to allow the army to battle jihadi rebels without any hindrances. The two zones will be established in the country's hard-hit East and Sahel regions and the ministry of defense will form a new brigade to unite all security forces. It did not specify the deadline by which civilians had to leave.See the Story
Military · Ouagadougou

Attackers kill 11 military police in Burkina Faso

34% Center coverage: 6 sources
The West African country is battling militant groups, some linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State. The attack took place at a security post in Seytenga, in the province of Seno. The gendarmes fought back but were outnumbered, the army said.See the Story
Floods · Ouagadougou

Burkina Faso investigates mine flood as search for eight workers drags on

38% Left coverage: 8 sources
Burkina Faso's government has launched a judicial investigation into a flood at a zinc mine that left eight workers trapped. Canada-based Trevali Mining Corp (TV.TO) suspended operations at its Perkoa mine on April 16, when heavy rainfall caused flash floods. Search and rescue efforts are ongoing.See the Story
Ouagadougou · Ouagadougou

burkina: Death toll in Burkina jihadist massacre rises to 86

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Rest of World News: Ouagadougou: The death toll from a weekend attack in northern Burkina Faso rose by seven, taking the number killed to 86, authorities said on Wednesda.See the Story

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