Gunmen attack French Embassy in Burkina Faso

It was not clear who was behind the violence but Burkina Faso and other African countries have been targeted by jihadist groups in recent years.

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Gunmen attacked the army’s headquarters in the capital of Burkina Faso on Friday as well as the downtown area and France’s embassy, and the French ambassador said an explosion in the city was a terrorist attack, reports the New York Post.