At Least 13 Civilians Killed In Attack In Eastern Burkina Faso, 3 Missing - Source
At least 13 civilians were killed in a militant attack in eastern Burkina Faso, a local source told Sputnik on Thursday
The source specified that the attack on the villages in the Pensa district occurred on Wednesday. Three more people are still missing.
Last month, Burkina Faso's government reported that over 6% of the population have been displaced within the country in two years due to jihadist groups targeting civil citizens and security forces. More than 17,500 people have fled from the country since the beginning of 2021.