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19 killed in Burkina Faso jihadists multiple attacks

No fewer than nineteen persons, including volunteers with the armed forces, were on Monday killed in a double attacks in jihadist-torn Burkina Faso, local inhabitants and a security source have said.

Seven members of the VDP volunteer force were killed in a mass attack on Thursday in the northwestern village of Dembo, a senior official with the militia told AFP.

On Sunday, a “terrorist group” killed 12 people, including two VDP members, at Yargatenga, a village near the eastern border with Togo and Ghana, local sources said.

AFP

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