The death toll from the terrorist attack in Burkina Faso increased to 27 people

During the attack connected with «al-Qaeda» terrorists on a hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso, killed 27 people from 18 countries. About this in his Twitter on Saturday, 16 January 2016, reported the French Ambassador to Burkina Faso Gilles Thibault.

«Women among three killed the attackers there. The number of dead to 27. The nationality of the killed is not established yet,» wrote Thiebaud.

The Ambassador added that a total of the hotel were evacuated 150 people of 18 nationalities.

Earlier it was reported that due to militants ‘ attacks on the Splendid hotel killed 22 people, including citizens of 18 countries. In addition, during the operation to free the hostages from the occupied buildings were eliminated four militants. According to security officials, the group of attackers were two women.

January 15 in the capital of Burkina Faso near Ouagadougou Splendid hotel, which housed UN staff and foreigners from Western countries, detonated two parked cars. Some time after this, several armed men in masks broke into the building and began a firefight.




The death toll from the terrorist attack in Burkina Faso increased to 27 people 17.01.2016

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