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Suspected jihadists kill 41 in Burkina Faso

Suspected jihadists kill 41 in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso's government declared two days of mourning starting on Sunday after an attack by suspected jihadists in the north killed 41 people on Thursday.

"The search mission in the area of an ambush by armed terrorist groups... has established a toll of 41 bodies. The president decrees a national mourning of 48 hours," said a government statement issued on Saturday evening.