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Witness: At Least 48 Civilians Killed in North-Central Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso's government says at least 46 people were killed in intercommunal violence after jihadists attacked a town in the north earlier this week. Government spokesman Remis Fulgance Dandjino said on state television Friday that jihadists attacked the town of Yirgou on Monday night in an effort to stoke ethnic conflict. Local authorities initially said that between six and 16 people were killed in the attack and violence that followed. But a witness told VOA's Bambara...

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