Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 50 civilians in flare-up of violence
29 May 2022 | 7:26 am
The victims were attacked while trying to escape a blockade set up by extremists, survivors said. The area of eastern Burkina Faso has seen a recent surge in attacks.
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