Senegalese Govt Vows to Hunt Down Casamance Gunmen

The country is observing two days of mourning after 13 people were killed by armed men in the southern region of Casamance.

  • Senegal:   Govt Vows to Hunt Down Casamance Gunmen

    Deutsche Welle, 9 January 2018

    Senegal's government has launched an inquiry into the killing of 13 loggers in the southern region of Casamance. It's the first upsurge in violence in the isolated region in years. Read more »

  • Senegal:   Gunmen Kill 13 in Restive Casamance Region

    Deutsche Welle, 6 January 2018

    The attack is one of the worst to occur in Senegal's southern region in recent years. The army says it is not clear whether the gunmen were members of the separatist Movement of… Read more »

Transit center in Ziguinchor, main city of the Casamance region (file photo).


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