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Eight people shot dead during family naming ceremony in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU— Gunmen stormed into a ceremony and killed eight people in Sandiaba village, central-east province Koulpelogo of Burkina Faso, state-owned news agency AIB reported Tuesday.

Gunmen broke into Sandiaba village, located about four kilometers to Soudoughin in the province of Koulpelogo, on Monday, AIB reported.

The source said the aggressors made to a naming ceremony in a family, fired into the crowd, killing eight people and went away.

According to the AIB, the security situation still remains of great concern in the province of Koulpelogo as well as many others areas in Burkina Faso, despite actions by security and armed forces.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK