Two killed in transport vehicle ambush in northern Burkina Faso

Source: Xinhua| 2021-04-08 22:02:58|Editor: huaxia
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OUAGADOUGOU, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Am ambush on a transport vehicle by unidentified gunmen left two dead on Thursday in Oudalan province, the northern Sahel region in Burkina Faso, a security source told Xinhua in the capital Ouagadougou.

"About ten armed individuals on Thursday attacked a transport vehicle that was going from the village of Markoye in Burkina Faso to the market of Dolbel in Niger, the neighboring country. Two people were killed," a senior police officer told Xinhua.

A native from the area said three other passengers were injured and the aggressors set fire to the transport vehicle before they absconded.

Since 2015, Burkina Faso has been facing a spate of terrorist attacks on army and civilian positions, leading to casualties. Enditem