The association said that about a dozen jihadists who came on motorcycles stopped the bus near Phono village on Wednesday and shot the passengers before setting the bus on fire.
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african country nigeria (Nigeria) Gunmen attacked a bus and killed at least 19 people. This information was given by the Association of Passenger Transport Companies on Thursday and told that Burkina Faso was the site of the incident. ,Burkina Faso) is close to the limit. The association told that about a dozen jihadis who came riding on a motorcycle had taken the bus. (Bus Attack) was stopped near Phono village on Wednesday and shot the passengers before setting the bus on fire.
He told that many passengers are injured and many are missing. He told that the bus was going from Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou to Niger’s capital Niamey. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but similar attacks in the Tillaberi area bordering Burkina Faso have been carried out in the past by jihadist groups with links to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.
Last month this African country was attacked
At the same time, last month, terrorists attacked the camp of displaced people in the African country of Congo. In which at least 60 people died. People were murdered with sharp weapons. The news agency Reuters has given information about the matter quoting the head of a local NGO and a witness. The incident was from the restive Ituri province of the country. Which is in the eastern part of the country. Here from May 2021, the government had imposed strict restrictions.
It was said in media reports that this province is rich in minerals and armed groups roam freely here. To counter these, all the restrictions were imposed in the province. The Kivu Security Tracker, which monitors violence in the area, said on Twitter: “Last night at least 40 civilians were killed by sharp-edged weapons in Plain Savo in the Jugu region.” No one had claimed responsibility for the attack. But KST says that CODECO ie a group of local rebels is believed to be behind this attack.
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This was not the first time such an incident had happened in Congo, but before that, people were attacked during Christmas too. Then an attacker targeted the restaurant. In which six people died. There was also fierce firing after the bombing. Due to which the people present there started running here and there in panic. This attack took place in North Kivu province. Gen Sieven Ikenge, spokesman for the governor of the province, later said that the attacker blew himself up when security forces prevented him from going through the crowd.
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