Dozens Dead in Attack on Mining Convoy in Burkina Faso

At least 37 civilians were killed and more than 60 were wounded when gunmen attacked a convoy of local employees working for the Canadian gold mining company Semafo in Burkina Faso on Wednesday morning. Five buses and a military escort were ambushed about 40km from a gold mine in Boungou in the eastern part of the country.

A map on the Semafo website showing the location of the Boungou mine.


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