There are at least 31 people dead two attacks in Bukina Faso this weekendIn the western African country of Bourasso, 22 people were killed on Sunday, and many more were injured, and nine people were killed on Saturday in the northern town of Namissiguima.
“The civilian population in the rural commune of Bourasso in the province of Kossi in the Boucle du Mouhoun region is a attack by armed menBabo Pierre Bassinga, the governor of the western region of the country, said in a statement that the temporary death toll was 22, many people were injured and property damage was caused. “Basinga called for the surgical unit to the Nouna Medical Center and the Dédougou Regional Hospital Center, where they were receiving treatment, to calm down. He assured the public that the government would fight armed groups “for the sake of present and future generations”.
On the other hand, the governor of the northern region reported in another statement: “Unidentified gunmen carried out an attack On Saturday, in the town of Namissiguima in the (north) Yatenga province.” denounced barbarism.
Burkina Faso, which has been ruled by a military junta since the coup in question, has experienced a general crisis. significant increase in insecurity Since 2015, it has caused a wave of internally displaced persons and refugees to other countries in the region. The attacks, the work of both the al-Qaeda branch and the Islamic State branch in the region, have also contributed to increased intercommunal violence and led to the development of self-defense groups, to which the Burkinabe government has added “volunteers”. assistance in the fight against terrorism.