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 Military Takes Responsibility For Strike That Killed Civilians

July 15 2022


The Togolese military says it was behind an airstrike that killed civilians in the northern Tone prefecture earlier this month, reports Agence-France Presse.

An explosion on July 9 in Tone, near the border with Burkina Faso, killed seven civilians and injured two others.

On Thursday, Gen. Dadja Maganawe, the chief of staff of the Togolese armed forces, said that commanders had received intelligence of “infiltration by armed gangs wanting to conduct terrorist attacks” and had...

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