Ten police Officcers killed In Burkina Faso Attack.

A group of armed men suspected to be jihadists killed around 10 police officers in the exchange of fire in northern Burkina Faso near the border with Niger, security sources confirmed on Friday.

The security service in Burkina Faso said on Friday that “An outlying gendarmerie post in Seytenga in Seno province was targeted by terrorists last night and about 10 gendarmes (died), four were wounded and there was major material damage,”

This attack occurred in the landlocked Sahel state in Burkina Faso.

The police confirmed that “Several (men) were still missing” as of Friday morning.

Burkina Faso has been battling with the jihadist group crossing from neighboring Mali for over seven years now.

More than 2,000 people have died and some 1.8 million people have fled their homes since the attacks started.

The group suspected to be jihadists lunch their attacks in the north and east of the country.

Burkina Faso has been under military rule since January after the sitting president Roch Marc Christian Kabore was ousted by the military.

After a relative lull, jihadist attacks resumed, inflicting a toll of more than 200 civilian and military deaths over the past three months.

On Thursday, four gendarmes were killed in an attack at Barani, in the northwest, the army said, while a soldier and a civilian died in a raid by unidentified men on a gold mine near Ouahigouya in the north.

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