Siege over at Burkina Faso hotel, restaurant, new assault ongoing: minister

16 January 2016 - 13:26 By AFP

A total of 126 people have been freed and three jihadists killed Saturday following an assault by security forces on the Burkina Faso hotel and restaurant that were attacked by Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen, the interior minister said, adding that an assault was ongoing in another hotel. "126 people including 33 wounded have been freed," Simon Compaore told AFP.

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