Twelve People Killed By Terrorists In Northern Burkina Faso - Security Ministry

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 12th January, 2019) Twelve civilians were killed and two injured in a terror attack in the Soum province, located in the north of Burkina Faso, the country's Security Ministry said.

The attack took place on Thursday.

"The attack resulted in 12 people killed and two injured," the ministry wrote on Facebook on Friday.

The ministry added that around 30 armed people had attacked the village of Gasseliki, located in the Arbinda municipality.

The assailants burned down a grain warehouse, a cart and six shops and took five motorcycles and a lot of bulls with them, according to the ministry.