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Dozens killed in suspected jihadist attack in eastern Burkina Faso

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Suspected jihadists killed several dozen people in an attack Monday in eastern Burkina Faso, local and security sources said.

“A large number of armed individuals attacked the village of Kodyel … causing several dozen deaths in the civilian population,” a regional security source told AFP. An official from a local self-defense group confirmed the attack, saying that at least “20 to 30” people had been killed.



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