At least 16 killed in attack on army base in Burkina Faso

Baku, April 9, AZERTAC

At least a dozen soldiers and four paramilitary fighters were killed during an attack on an army base in Burkina Faso’s Sanmatenga province, according to Aljazeera.

The assault on Friday in the northern region also left more than 20 soldiers wounded, the army said in a statement.

Reinforcements were sent to secure the Namissiguima military base where the number of casualties reported so far is provisional, the army added.

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