Sunday, May 12, 2019

Ramadan Death Count: Burkina Faso 12/05/19

(Dablo) Gunmen killed a pastor and five members of the congregation at a Roman Catholic church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday.

Ousmane Zongo, mayor of Dablo, where the attacks took place, speaking to the  media stated that the gunmen had burst into the church at the beginning of Mass. “They started firing as the congregation tried to flee. They burned down the church, then shops and a small restaurant before going to the health center where they searched the premises and set fire to the head nurse’s vehicle.

Ramadan death toll stands at 129