Turkey condemns 'heinous attack' in Burkina Faso

Friday's attack in capital Ouagadougou targets prime ministry, roundabout near UN

Turkey condemns 'heinous attack' in Burkina Faso

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned Friday's attack in the capital Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

"We condemn this heinous attack and offer our condolences to the people and Government of Burkina Faso," the ministry said in a statement.

Gunshots and explosions have been heard near the Prime Ministry in Ouagadougou, the Burkina Faso police said in a Facebook post on Friday.

"The attack concerns the following areas according to the first information available: around the Prime Ministry, the roundabout near United Nations," it said.

Last year, at least 20 people were killed and several others injured in an attack on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Mart 2018, 11:15