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Attorney: Burkina Faso Leader Sankara Was Assassinated

A lawyer for the family of Burkina Faso's late Marxist revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara said Tuesday that an autopsy proved he was assassinated in 1987. The attorney said Sankara was killed by at least 10 gunshots to the head and legs and thrown into a grave with 12 others. Sankara's relatives have always said they never got satisfactory answers on how he died. Sankara's successor, former President Blaise Compaore, always denied involvement in the killing but thwarted...

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