Government: 17 dead in attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso
Monday, 14 August 2017 () OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities in Burkina Faso say the death toll from an attack by suspected jihadists in the capital has risen to 17. The figure was released early Monday by Burkina Faso’s communications minister Remi Dandjinou. Witnesses say that gunmen launched the assault on the Aziz Istanbul restaurant in Ouagadougou late Sunday, […]
A "terrorist attack" on Hotel Bravia and the Aziz Istanbul Restaurant in Ouagadougo, capital of Burkina Faso, has left at least 17 dead and eight others injured, the government said on Monday (August 14). Three attackers have reportedly been killed.The gunmen began opening fire on customers...
Burkina Faso's government spokesman says that the country's special forces have ended an attack by suspected Islamic extremists on an upscale Turkish restaurant... Newsday - USAlso reported by •Seattle Times