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Jihadists ambush mining convoy in Burkina Faso

Jihadists ambush mining convoy in Burkina Faso

Jihadists ambushed and killed at least six gendarmes and wounded seven more in an attack on a convoy returning from a gold mine owned by Endeavor Mining near the town of Sakoani Sunday afternoon. The attack started with an IED and then was followed by gunfire.  One civilian was also killed in the attack. This event took place on 09/12/2021 at the following location: Sakoani, Burkina Faso.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Ambush

Total Fatalities: 7

Total Wounded: 7

Police/Military Fatalities: 6

Police/Military Wounded: 7

Civilian Fatalities: 1

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: The Defense Post

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