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Gold mine attacked near Ouahigouya

Militants attacked a gold mine near Ouahigouya killing a soldier and a civilian.  In addition, at least five people were wounded in the attack.  No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. This event took place on 06/09/2022 at the following location: Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Assault

Total Fatalities: 2

Total Wounded: 5

Police/Military Fatalities: 1

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 1

Civilian Wounded: 5

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: AFP

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