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ISIS claims responsibility for Burkina Faso attack

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ISIS claimed responsibility on Friday for an attack on a military outpost in Burkina Faso on Tuesday.

ISIS West Africa Province (ISWAP) issued a statement saying one of its members drove into the base in northern Soum Province and set off a bomb in the car that exploded, leaving many dead and injured.

Around a dozen Burkina Faso soldiers have been killed in the attack, according to a security source.