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Burkina Faso Hotel Raided After Suspected Militants Take Hostages

Elite security forces in Burkina Faso have stormed an upscale hotel frequented by foreigners in the capital where suspected Islamist militants are holding hostages. The raid began about five hours after gunmen attacked the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou late Friday. A fire was seen blazing in the lobby of the hotel after the raid began. It was not immediately known how many people might have been killed during the siege, but initial reports said 20 people were dead and another 15 were...

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