Home > Over 100 killed in attack in Burkina Faso village

News
Over 100 killed in attack in Burkina Faso village

Description

Armed assailants killed around 100 people in an overnight attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso. FRANCE 24's Valerie Dekimpe takes a look at the country, which is so often rocked by such attacks.

Added on the 05/06/2021 21:11:46 - Copyright : France 24 EN

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • At least 160 killed in deadliest Burkina Faso attack since 2015

    Suspected jihadists massacred at least 160 civilians, including around 20 children, in a village in Burkina Faso's volatile north, the deadliest attack since Islamist violence erupted in the West African country in 2015. The slaughter in the early hours of Saturday followed the slaying of 14 people late Friday in the village of Tadaryat in the same region, where jihadists linked to Al-Qaeda and Islamic State have been targeting civilians and soldiers.

    07/06/2021 - France 24 EN
  • ‘Seventeen killed’ in Burkina Faso attack

    Terrorism

    14/08/2017 - Euronews EN
  • 12 Burkina Faso troops killed in jihadist attack

    At least 12 Burkina Faso soldiers are killed in what local authorities say is the biggest ever jihadist attack on the army, at a base near the restive border with Mali.

    17/12/2016 - AFP EN
  • 21 killed, more than 100 injured after oil tankers set on fire in Kabul

    Kabul, May 2 (EFE/EPA).- At least 21 people were killed and more than 100 were injured Sunday after dozens of fuel tankers were set on fire on the northern edge of the Afghan capital of Kabul. (Camera: JAWED KARGAR). SHOT LIST: THE SCENE OF TANKER FIRES IN KABUL, AFGHANISTAN.

    02/05/2021 - EFE Inglés
  • Burkina Faso attack: Bodies of slain Spanish and Irish citizens repatriated

    In this edition: the bodies of two Spaniards and one Irishman killed in an ambush during an anti-poaching patrol in Burkina Faso on Monday are flown back to Spain. We hear from the Spanish defence and foreign ministers. Also, South Africa's Zulu Queen has died aged 65. Our correspondent tells us about the significance of her honorary role. And we take a look at a new TV police drama taking Central African Republic by storm. It's called "Bangui, Special Unit" and focuses on the fight against sexual violence. 

    03/05/2021 - France 24 EN