Deadly assault on gold mine follows spate of violence in region south of Sahara blamed on Islamist insurgencyAround 20 people have been killed in an attack on a gold mining site in northern Burkina Faso, security sources said, the latest in a spate of violence blamed on a jihadist insurgency across the region.The attack on Friday took place in Soum province not far from where alleged jihadists blew up a bridge linking two northern towns in mid-September Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/06/around-20-dead-in-burkina-faso-as-jihadist-violence-spreads-across-region
Author : Agence France-Presse
Publish date : 2019-10-06 02:29:00
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