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At least 6 dead in northern Burkina Faso attack: Local official

"Armed individuals attacked the village of Loumbila yesterday (Monday) evening," an official told AFP

AFP , Tuesday 5 Jan 2021
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At least six people including two civilian volunteers who back up anti-jihadist security forces in Burkina Faso were killed in an attack in the north of the country, a local elected official said Tuesday.

"Armed individuals attacked the village of Loumbila yesterday (Monday) evening," the official told AFP, requesting anonymity. He said six people had been killed "including two volunteers" and three wounded including one seriously.

 

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