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Burkina Faso: Muslims murder 22, injure many others in jihad massacre in village



More evidence of how ineffectual the Burkina Faso military is, and how indifferent the world is to massacres when the perpetrators are Muslims.

“22 Killed by Jihadists in Burkina Faso,” International Christian Concern, July 5, 2022:

07/05/2022 (International Christian Concern) Burkina Faso- A jihadist attack on Sunday night in northwest Burkina Faso left 22 people dead and many others injured, according to a report published by Burkina Faso’s government. The attack took place in the village of Bouraso in Burkina Faso’s Boucle de Mouhoun region….

Two military zones are reportedly being built in the East and Sahel regions of Burkina Faso, where much of the conflict has been concentrated. This announcement by the ruling military junta in June forced many civilians to leave their homes in a two-week period, worsening the displacement crisis the country is already experiencing. 

Conflict has plagued Burkina Faso this year, with 530 violent attacks occurring between February and May. Twelve attacks by jihadi militants occurred in June with approximately 135 people killed, according to a report from the Associated Press….