Five soldiers, 30 ‘terrorists’ killed in Burkina Faso clash

Ouagadougou (AFP) May 21, 2022

Five soldiers and 30 “terrorists” were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.

Troops in Bourzanga, a town in the northern region which has been bearing the brunt of a jihadist revolt, “vigorously retaliated against an attack on its base on Saturday”, the army said in a statement.

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