20 killed in attacks in northern Burkina Faso...

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20 killed in attacks in northern Burkina Faso

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:42 PM, 16 October 2020   Updated: 02:05 PM, 16 October 2020

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Jihadists have killed around 20 people in attacks on three villages in northern Burkina Faso’s Seno province on Wednesday, a government said in a statement on Thursday.

Armed terrorist groups attacked civilian populations in the villages of Demniol, Bombofa and Peteguerse took place on Wednesday, the communications ministry said in a statement.

According to the United Nations, hundreds of people have been killed in numerous attacks on civilians this year alone. Over 1 million people are displaced.