36 civilians killed in attack in northern Burkina Faso

Smoke rises from the site of an armed attack in downtown Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. (File photo: Reuters)

Militants killed 36 civilians during an attack Monday on villages in northern Burkina Faso, the goverment said on Tuesday.

“The Burkina government has learned with consternation and anger of the death of 36 Burkinade in Sanmatenga province, after a terrorist attack,” communications minister Remis Fulgance Dandjinou said.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57