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24 killed in Burkina's anti-Compaore uprising: Probe

AFP , Wednesday 26 Nov 2014
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Burkina Faso Prime minister Yacouba Isaac Zida stands as an official reads the names of transitional government ministers in Ouagadougou November 23, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)
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Twenty-four people were killed and 625 people were wounded in the popular uprising that toppled longtime president Blaise Compaore in October, a committee appointed by Prime Minister Isaac Zida to probe the violence said Wednesday.

Among causes of the fatalities were gunshot wounds, serious burns or suffocation, said Clarisse Merindol-Ouoba, who heads the committee

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