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Ten police officers killed in Burkina Faso attack

By ANA reporter Time of article published Mar 2, 2020

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Pretoria - Ten police officers were killed and three others injured in Burkina Faso when militants attacked the northern Sebba city at the weekend, the Independent Nigeria newspaper reported in a story published online.

“The assailants disguised in Burkina Faso Armed Forces uniform initially sabotaged communications facilities" it quoted a police source as saying.

"They attacked a police station and a military post simultaneously. But it was the central police station that was the main target of the attack.”

According to the source, the assailants blocked various entrances to the city and damaged significant property. They took away military equipment including an armoured vehicle, Independent Nigeria said.

African News Agency (ANA)

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