Militants Kill 12 Soldiers in Burkina Faso, Injure Five

PATROL: Soldiers from Burkina Faso in the Sahel area in March. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Militants killed at least 12 Burkina Faso soldiers and injured five others in an attack in the north of the country, five security sources said on Monday.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Thiam Ndiaga Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Toby Chopra and Cooper Inveen