OFFICIAL STATEMENT 169
Terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

​Spain firmly condemns the attack perpetrated yesterday, on 6 November, by armed individuals against a convoy transporting workers from the SEMAFO gold mine, on the highway between Ougarou and Boungou in Burkina Faso, in which at least thirty-seven people have been killed and more than sixty have been wounded.​

07/11/2019
The government sends its condolences to the victims’ family members as well as the authorities and the people of Burkina Faso. It also wishes the injured a speedy and complete recovery. 
 
The government of Spain is confident that the government of Burkina Faso will make all necessary efforts to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice.


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