Suspected Jihadist attack Burkina Faso, kill 13 people

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At least thirteen people have been confirmed dead in a recent attack by suspected Jihadists in the central-northern Burkina Faso, the incident might lead to an ethnic violence

According to security official, gunmen attack the village of Yirgou in Barsalogo district on Tuesday morning on motorbikes, “killing six people, including the village chief” and his son.

A Barsalogo resident, reached by phone by AFP from the capital Ouagadougou, said local villagers, who were from the Mossi ethnic group, then attacked a nearby camp of herders from the nomadic Fulani group, “accusing them of being accomplices of the terrorists.”

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