At Least Civilians Killed By Gunmen In Burkina Faso

At least 15 merchants were killed in an ambush by gunmen on Friday in Burkina Faso’s northern Loroum province, according to a governmental statement that reaches Xinhua on Saturday.

The attack targeted a convoy of merchants from Titao on their way to Solle in the Loroum province, according to the statement.

The initial review shows 15 killed, a number of injured and missing as well as significant material loss, it said.

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