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Catechist abducted and killed in Burkina Faso

Terrorists abducted a catechist from his parish in Fada Gourma Thursday night. His body was found near Zigni on Friday. A local source reported that several others were kidnapped and murdered. This event took place on 04/20/2024 at the following location: Fada N'gourma, Burkina Faso.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Terror Attack

Total Fatalities: 1

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 1

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: National Catholic Register