At least 18 killed in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

Al jazeera
Voice of America
Publication Date:
14 August 2017
Burkina Faso, Legal and Judicial Affairs

At least 18 people have been killed in a siege at a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou. Security forces killed two of the gunmen, who had held diners hostage. The attack also left eight people injured.


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