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At least 50 civilians killed in suspected jihadist raid on Burkina Faso village

June 15, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: With the headline “Burkina Faso devastated by jihadist brutality,” the Vatican newspaper has drawn attention to the insurgency led by Al-Qaeda and the Islamist State.

The West African nation of 21.4 million (map) is 56% Muslim, 23% Christian (15% Catholic), and 20% ethnic religionist.

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