Ambassador: 27 dead in Burkina Faso attacks

Militant attacks on a cafe and hotel in Ouagadougou killed 27 people, the French ambassador to Burkina Faso says.

Gilles Thibault writes on Twitter that around 150 people from 18 different nationalities have been treated at a primary care centre in the west African country.

Last update: Sat, 16/01/2016 - 14:04
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