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Gunfire reported in the capital of Burkina Faso

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Bursts of gunfire were reported near an airbase in the center of Ouagadougou early Tuesday afternoon. A security source stated that the situation was under control after about 40 minutes after the gunfire took place. Details of the incident and those involved were not released as of yet. The incident comes ten months after a coup in the country. This event took place on 08/01/2023 at the following location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Gun fire

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: AFP