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Islamic militants execute three persons in Burkina Faso

Suspected Islamist fighters have killed execute-style three people in Burkina Faso, the attack happened in the village of Kourao in northern Burkina Faso, on Tuesday, according to a security official.

“The victims were executed, causing panic in the village,” another official told the AFP.

The unnamed official added that the attack was “carried out by suspected terrorists”.

A poor country even by West African standards, landlocked Burkina Faso has suffered from recurring droughts and military coups.The country has been struggling with an Islamist revolt in recent years.

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