At Least 13 Civilians Killed by Armed Groups in Burkina Faso

At least 13 civilians were killed by armed groups over the weekend in Northern Burkina Faso, AFP reports Monday, citing a security source.

The situation caused residents to flee from the village of Pobé-Mengao in the Soum province to Djibo, the provincial capital.

A Djibo resident told AFP that several armed personnel mugged the village on Saturday and kidnapped several residents, looted shops and bolted.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the resident said locals began to flee after discove…

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