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6 Police Killed As Violence Worsens In North

September 10 2019

Burkina Faso

Six police officers have been killed in another attack in Burkina Faso's northern Soum province, reports Agence France-Presse. 

On Monday, police were ambushed by "armed terrorist groups," said security sources. 

The gendarmes were on a resupply run to the town of Djibo when they were attacked by around 100 militants, reported Infowakat (Burkina Faso). 

Four officers were also wounded in a separate attack in the northern Yatenga province, said a source. 

The attacks came a day after...

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