French Embassy in Burkina Faso ‘Under Attack’

 

 

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03/02/2018
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French Embassy in Burkina Faso ‘Under Attack’
French Embassy in Burkina Faso ‘Under Attack’
Top news: In Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, multiple armed attacks targeted French institutions on Friday.

“The attack is ongoing at the French embassy and the French Institute,” the French embassy posted on its Facebook page.

Jean-Marc Châtaigner, France’s special envoy to Africa’s Sahel region, warned of a “terrorist attack.”

Witnesses also observed an explosion near the country’s military headquarters.

Syria: Eight Turkish soldiers died fighting in northern Syria, and another 13 were wounded. It was one of the deadliest days for Turkish forces since they entered the country’s Afrin region in January.

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