Soldiers patrol near the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) military barracks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in September 2015. Photo: AFP Soldiers patrol near the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) military barracks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in September 2015. Photo: AFP
Soldiers patrol near the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) military barracks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in September 2015. Photo: AFP

Suspected jihadists kill dozens in Burkina Faso, in one of deadliest attacks in country’s history

  • A ‘large number of armed individuals’ attacked the village of Kodyel, causing around 30 civilian deaths
  • Homes were set on fire and people were shot indiscriminately, an official said

Topic |   Islamic militancy
Soldiers patrol near the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) military barracks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in September 2015. Photo: AFP Soldiers patrol near the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) military barracks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in September 2015. Photo: AFP
Soldiers patrol near the Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) military barracks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in September 2015. Photo: AFP
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