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Jihadist raid on Burkina Faso village leaves at least 10 dead

By AFP

At least 10 men have been killed in a major jihadist attack on a village in Burkina Faso, which is in the grip of a bloody Islamist insurgency, security and local sources told AFP on Tuesday.

“We are talking of between 10 and 30 dead” in in the assault, which targeted the village of Silgadji in northern Soum province, said one of the sources, a security official.

The attack was launched on Saturday and jihadists were still in the area on Monday, a local resident in nearby Bourzanga town told AFP by phone, citing accounts from those who had fled.

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