12 people killed in an ambush in northern Burkina Faso

12 people were killed in an ambush by unidentified gunmen in northern Burkina Faso, according to the Burkinabe News Agency, citing local security sources.

The agency said the attack killed 10 Burkina Faso army members and two civilians.

Several regions of Burkina Faso, especially in the north and east, have witnessed armed attacks since 2015, perpetrated by groups, some of which are affiliated with al-Qaeda and ISIS, which have killed more than 2,000 people and displaced others. 1.8 million.