11 Soldiers killed in Burkina Faso border incident

Ouagadougou, At least 11 Burkinabe soldiers have been killed in an attack on a military post in northern Burkina Faso by about 40 unidentified armed men, local media reported on Friday.

The Burkinabe armed forces confirmed that a number of deaths had taken place in Nassoumbou early on Friday morning but did not give an exact figure.

Since the beginning of 2016 several attacks have taken place in northern Burkina Faso.

Source: Qatar News Agency