Jihadists Massacre More Than 50 Villagers in Burkina Faso

Breitbart.com reports: “Islamic extremists slaughtered more than 50 people this week in an attack in eastern Burkina Faso, AsiaNews reported this weekend.

This attack was carried out last Wednesday near the commune of Madjoari, a village with some 15,000 to 20,000 inhabitants, and is the bloodiest jihadist assault in the country since one carried out a year ago in Solhan, in the northeast, which killed 132 people.

Residents of Madjoari attempting to flee a jihadist blockade of their village were ‘targeted’ by the gunmen near a bridge, where they were shot to death, said Colonel Hubert Yameogo, governor of the eastern region.

One witness noted that the gunmen intercepted and then executed the victims, all of whom were male…”

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