09 noiembrie 2019

'So many dead' in attack on mine workers in Burkina Faso


Survivors of a deadly ambush on a convoy of mine workers in eastern Burkina Faso, say “so many” people are dead, while regional authorities initially put the death toll at 40. A convoy of buses came under attack on Wednesday as they were transporting workers of a Canadian mining firm on a road leading to the Boungou mine, in the country's eastern state of Borno. Regional officials initially put the death toll at about 40, but a man, identified as Abel Kabore, who survived the attack told [...]