Attack on a gold mine.
On April 1, 2022, armed men attacked a gold mine in Barga in northern Burkina Faso, killing 20 people and injuring dozens more.
Kidnapping of a nun.
On April 2, 2022, armed men kidnapped an American nun in Yalgo.
Clash between security forces and armed men.
On April 3, 2022, armed men attacked security forces in Kouna. Two terrorists were killed and two motorcycles were seized.
Threat on Christians Toessin.
On April 03, 2022, armed men entered the church of Toessin and prohibited the practice of worship.
Claim of attacks in Menaka.
On April 3, 2022, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the March 27 attack on the MSA in Ménaka. The attack left 30 Tuareg fighters dead and several vehicles and weapons seized.
Mayor's home vandalized.
On April 4, 2022, men vandalized the home of the mayor of Kongoussi and set fire to several vehicles.
Vandalism against bars and maquis.
On April 04, 2022, men set fire to several bars and clubs in Beguedo. 29 people were arrested.
Attack on the Kongoussi checkpoint.
On April 4, 2022, armed men in a pickup truck attacked the Kongoussi police station. One police officer and one civilian were killed.
Dismantling of a child trafficking network.
On April 5, 2022, the police arrested the members of a network of traffickers of minors destined to work on the gold mining sites. 19 children were saved by this operation.
Massacre of hundreds of civilians by Wagner and the Famas.
On April 5, 2022, as part of an anti-jihadist operation, Malian and Wagner armed forces massacred between 200 and 400 people in Moura.
Sabotage of electrical pilots.
On April 6, 2022, armed men sabotaged electrical poles in Kompienga. This town has been without electricity since the evening of April 5, even though it is home to one of the largest power plants.
Closure of the RN 15 in Mali.
On April 7, 2022, the RN 15 road on the Sévaré – Bandiagara – Bankass – Koro section was closed by order of the regional governor. Ambulances, MINISMA and FAMa vehicles are allowed to use the road. There is no information on when the road will reopen.