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Burkina Faso attack on the Catholic church, 6 killed

Burkina Faso attack on the Catholic church, 6 killed
According to the state media, six people were massively massacred in a Catholic church in Burkina Faso city on Sunday.

Those armed with weapons on motorcycles attacked the Dabo church on Sunday morning and killed six people, including the priest, who were identified as Father Simone Yampa. Burkina Information Agency said that the attackers set fire to the church and other buildings in the area.

In February, CNN told that E.E. UU He was thinking of sending additional military advisers as well as intelligence and surveillance assets, as a drone to help Burkina Faso fight against mounting a military threat.
In recent months, the landslide has affected the country in north-east Africa due to extremist violence because Islamic militant groups extend their reach.
According to a report by the Center for Strategic Studies in Africa, the number of violent incidents in the country is linked to Al Qaeda and ISIS's local colleagues, which increased from 24 in 2017 to 136 in 2018.
Last year, the Trump Administration announced plans to reduce the total number of American troops in Africa by almost 10%. A defense official told CNN that the cut would eventually reduce the number of anti-American troops. UU And its facilitators, which support operations at around 25%.