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Eight killed in attack in Burkina Faso

April 08, 2021 00:00:00

OUAGADOUGOU, Apr 07 (Arab News): Three police and five members of a civilian anti-extremist force were killed in eastern Burkina Faso, security sources and locals said on Tuesday, in the latest of a slew of deadly attacks.

"Joint units of gendarmes and Volunteers for the Defence of the Motherland (VDP) came under attack in Tanwalbougou in Gourma province" late on Monday, a security source said.

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