ECOWAS Condemns Burkina Faso Terror Attacks

(VOA NEWS)The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a regional bloc, has sharply condemned the terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso that left 23 people dead, including three of the jihadists, and at least 30 injured.

Officials say security officers rescued 126 hostages at the Splendid Hotel where the attack took place.

The local al-Qaida affiliate known as AQIM claimed responsibility as the attack was ongoing, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadist activity. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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