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Over 40 People Killed in Attacks on 2 Villages in Burkina Faso - Government

© AP Photo / Sylvain CherkaouiIn this photo taken on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 displaced Burkinabe people in the Pissila town camp, near Kaya, Burkina Faso. Islamic extremists carried out a record number of attacks last year in Burkina Faso and the instability has now spread to the country's east. The violence in northern and now eastern Burkina Faso has displaced more than half a million people, according to the United Nations. And there are fears the unrest could throw elections planned for late 2020 into question.
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 displaced Burkinabe people in the Pissila town camp, near Kaya, Burkina Faso. Islamic extremists carried out a record number of attacks last year in Burkina Faso and the instability has now spread to the country's east. The violence in northern and now eastern Burkina Faso has displaced more than half a million people, according to the United Nations. And there are fears the unrest could throw elections planned for late 2020 into question. - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Forty-three people were killed in attacks on two villages in Burkina Faso, government spokesman Remis Dandjinou said in a statement on Monday.
"According to preliminary data, 43 people became victims [of the attacks]. Six injured were sent to Ouahigouya Regional Hospital," the spokesman said, as quoted by the Koaci news website.

According to the website, the incident took place in the country's Barga department in the Nord region on Sunday. The attackers remain unknown.

Troops ride in a vehicle near the French Embassy in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Sputnik International
Attack on Market in Northern Burkina Faso Leaves 36 Dead - Reports

The northern part of the West African country has for years been suffering from activities of Islamist groups linked to al-Qaeda* and Daesh* terrorist organisations.

Last month, unknown assailants attacked a village in northern Burkina Faso, killing at least 24 people. Another 18 people were injured in the attack and some were kidnapped. 


*Al-Qaeda and Daesh are terrorist groups banned in Russia and many other countries.

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