Gunmen Kill Six, Burn Down Catholic Church in Burkina Faso

Breitbart | 5/13/2019 | Staff
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OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (AFP) – Gunmen killed a priest and five church-goers during mass on Sunday (May 12) in an attack on a Catholic church in Dablo, northern Burkina Faso, security sources and local official said.

“Towards 9am, during mass, armed individuals burst into the Catholic church,” the mayor of Dablo, Mr Ousmane Zongo, told AFP.

Congregation

“They started firing as the congregation tried to flee.”

The gunmen managed to trap some of the worshippers, he added.

Priest

“They killed five of them. The priest,...
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