Islamic State claims responsibility for Burkina Faso attack


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  • Saturday, 28 Dec 2019

CAIRO (Reuters) - -Islamic State claimed responsibility on Friday for an attack on a military outpost in Burkina Faso on Tuesday.

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) issued a statement saying one of its members drove into the base in northern Soum Province and set off a bomb in the car that exploded, leaving many dead and injured.

(Reporting by Alaa Swilam; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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