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Gunmen kill 15 people in attack on Burkina Faso mosque


A file photo of Roch Marc Christian Kabore, President of Burkina Faso. | Photo Credit: AFP

Gunmen killed about 15 people in an attack on a mosque in northern Burkina Faso during prayers on Friday evening, a security source and a local official said.

The gunmen entered the mosque in the village of Salmossi in the Oudalan region bordering Mali and opened fire, the two sources said on Saturday. Others were seriously wounded, the security source said.

The identities of the gunmen were not yet clear.

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