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Gunmen kill 4 in Burkina Faso

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Gunmen kill 4 in Burkina Faso

Four passengers were shot dead on Wednesday by Armed gunmen who stopped a bus travelling in northern Burkina Faso,

jihadists are suspected of staging the attack as Passengers had their ID’s checked before the shooting took place, a local authority told AFP after the bus was intercepted in the village of Liki on Tuesday.

The source said, “The four people killed were from the same ethnic community,” while the others were not harmed.

“It was probably members of armed terrorist groups that are active in the region,” the source added.

Burkina Faso has had events of jihadist attacks in recent past, In early April, 62 people were killed in jihadist attacks and subsequent intercommunal clashes in northern Burkina Faso, which lies near the Mali border.

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