Attack on mosque in Burkina Faso leaves at least 16 dead

Attack on mosque in Burkina Faso leaves at least 16 dead
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  • calendar-gray 12 October 2019

An armed group attacked a mosque in the village of Salmossi in the province of Oudalan in Burkina Faso on the evening of 11 October, APA reports citing Sputnik.

At least 16 people killed were killed and two were seriously injured following an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso, security sources in the country said on Saturday, as cited by AFP.

"Armed men attacked the Grand Mosque in Salmossi between 7 and 8 pm (Friday), killing at least 16 people", a source told AFP, adding that 13 people were killed immediately, while three others succumbed to their injuries later.

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