Bukharina Faso: At least 35 civilians were killed and 37 were injured in an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) explosion in the African country of Bukharina Faso on Monday. Giving this information, the governor of Sohail region said that a convoy going to Sohail region was attacked by jihadis with IEDs and at least 35 people were killed.
The incident occurred on Monday when an army-led convoy was delivering supplies to towns in the troubled northern region on the road between Borjanga and Jibo, news agency AFP quoted officials as saying. At that time, a vehicle carrying civilians in the convoy hit an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), killing 35 civilians and injuring 37.
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“Escorts immediately secured the spot and helped the victims,” the statement said. The statement also said the convoy had headed north for Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou. Jihadists carried out this attack on Monday. It is suspected that al-Qaeda or the Islamic State group may be behind the attack.
Jihadi groups have carried out similar attacks in the past. In early August, 15 jawans were martyred in a double IED attack in the same area. The jihadist group also carried out attacks on roads connecting major cities from the north to Dori and Jibo. This African country has been in the grip of Islamic terrorists since 2015. Here every day these jihadis attack villages, police and police posts. Due to which more than 2 thousand people have lost their lives and more than 19 lakh people have gone out of the house to save their lives.
Most of the people who lost their lives in the accident were civilians, drivers and businessmen.
Most of those killed in the supply convoy crash were civilians, drivers and businessmen, AFP news agency reported. According to a resident of Jibo, “several dozen vehicles including trucks and public transport buses were affected in the accident.” were returning to the capital.
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First published: September 06, 2022, 11:12 IST