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2018-03-02 Africa Subsaharan
Attack underway in Burkina Faso's capital, police say
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Posted by Frank G 2018-03-02 07:13|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [648 views ]  Top
 File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa 

#1 Four Islamic extremist gunmen and seven soldiers are killed as they carry out an attack on French embassy while shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in Burkina Faso, leaving scores wounded
Posted by Skidmark 2018-03-02 12:42||   2018-03-02 12:42|| Front Page Top

#2 From Skidmark’s article (a Daily Mail article, so there are photos):

The violence will trigger fears of a renewed round of Islamist violence in the West African nation that has been rocked by incursions made by jihadist groups based in neighboring Mali.

This is as close to confirming Frank G’s article’s suggestion of Al Qaeda in North Africa as can be done before tracking the contacts in their electronic devices
Posted by trailing wife 2018-03-02 15:24||   2018-03-02 15:24|| Front Page Top

#3 I expect the French embassy there is fortified just like US embassies in Muslim countries.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2018-03-02 17:43||   2018-03-02 17:43|| Front Page Top

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