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Deadly blast in Burkina Faso, at least seven killed

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At least seven members of the security forces in Burkina Faso have been killed after their vehicle came under attack and then struck a roadside bomb in the east of the country.

The police officers and soldiers had been sent to reinforce the town of Pama after a police station there was recently attacked.

The vehicle was hit about 30km (18 miles) from the town of Fada N’Gourma.

It is not known who carried out this latest attack.

There have been several incidents in Burkina Faso in recent months which have been blamed on Islamist militants.


Cover photo: a view outside a scene of a recent bomb blast in Burina Faso. Photo: Bangkok Post

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