Gunmen kill 24 in attack on Burkina Faso church

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Gunmen killed twenty-four people, including a pastor, in an attack on a church during Sunday mass in northwestern Burkina Faso, four security sources told Reuters on Monday.

It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the attack, which comes as jihadist groups with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State seek to gain control over once peaceful rural Burkina Faso, fuelling ethnic and religious conflict.

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Source: https://www.reuters.com

Burkina Faso, via BBC.

Burkina Faso, via BBC.

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