Burkina Faso’s Interior Minister Simon Compaore says search security forces are carrying out careful searches for any possible surviving gunmen
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (Jan. 17, 2016) — Security forces were hunting Sunday, January 17, for any possible surviving gunmen from an attack on a top hotel in Burkina Faso that left at least 29 people dead and showed the expanding reach of regional jihadists in west Africa.
President Roch Marc Christian Kabore: ‘For the first time in its history, our country has fallen victim to a series of barbaric terrorist attacks’
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (Jan. 17, 2016) — At least 29 people, including 10 foreigners, were killed in an Al-Qaeda attack on a top hotel in Burkina Faso, an unprecedented strike in the capital illustrating the expanding reach of regional jihadists.
The Burkina government says the pair were kidnapped in Baraboule, near the west African country’s borders with Niger and Mali
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (Jan. 17, 2016) — Two Australians have been kidnapped in Burkina Faso, officials said Saturday, January 16, as a Malian Islamist group said the couple were in the hands of Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists.