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5 soldiers, others die in Burkina Faso military unit attack

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5 soldiers, others die in Burkina Faso military unit attack

About 10 people, including five soldiers, died on Sunday in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso, security sources and a locals official said.

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“This morning around 5:00 am the military detachment of Gaskinde, in the province of Soum… was the target of an attack by armed terrorist groups which resulted in the death of around 10 people, including five soldiers,” a security source told AFP.

A local official confirmed the attack, including the “death of four civilians”.

AFP

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