Burkina Faso to Arm Citizens After Deadly Attack on Two Villages
Burkina Faso's Parliament has voted to provide local volunteers with "light weapons" after a terrorist attack on two villages left 32 civilians dead. No one has claimed responsibility for Monday's attack, which the government blames on a "terrorist group." A government statement has called for a "frank collaboration" between civilians and security forces.
Members of the Burkinabe honor guard (file photo).
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