REPORT: 16 killed in mosque attack: security sources

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Ouagadougou (AFP) – Sixteen people died and two were seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso’s volatile north, security sources said Saturday.

Armed men attacked the Grand Mosque in Salmossi on Friday evening, a source told AFP, adding that 13 died on the spot and three succumbed to their injuries later.

The article goes on to state the following:

Two of the wounded are in critical condition, the source added.

In a twitter post, the United Nations stated:

“The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack on a mosque in the town of Salmossi during Friday prayers on 11 Oct.

“The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the families of the deceased, the people and the Government of Burkina Faso.”

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