Overflight of the Mali-Burkina border by drones
An aerial notification announces military drone flights over the Mali-Burkina Faso border starting July 13 northwest of Bobo-Dioulassou at an altitude of 3,000 to 12,000 feet.
Ultimatum for the Tougouri/Bouroum axis in Burkina
New vehicles to reinforce the FAN in Niger
|100 high-performance and resistant all-terrain vehicles financed with government funds have strengthened the operational capabilities of the Nigerien Armed Forces (FAN) in their actions against terrorism.
Burkinabe army neutralizes terrorists in Guisendyori
An ambush by the army and the VDP neutralized 11 terrorists at Guisendyori in Yagha following a sweep operation on July 19, 2022. Some 20 motorcycles, weapons and a large quantity of ammunition were recovered.
Terrorists destroy bridges in Burkina Faso
For security experts, the destruction of bridges in Burkina Faso presages large-scale attacks on the localities that have seen their bridges destroyed. This maneuver is intended to hinder and handicap the action of security forces in the region concerned.
Jafar Dicko becomes the leading figure in local terrorism
Jafar Dicko, the successor to the radical preacher and founder of Ansarul Islam, Malam Dicko, has become the leading figure in local terrorism. He is therefore one of the priority targets of Burkina Faso’s security services.
Barkhane accidentally knocks down a civilian in Ayorou
On July 19, around 8:00 p.m., just outside the town of Ayorou, a Barkhane Force vehicle accidentally ran over a person who was standing on the side of the road. The victim was evacuated to the hospital in Tillabéri; he died in hospital from his injuries during the night.
Allegiance to Caliph AlQuraishi
In Burkina Faso, the Islamic State published photos on July 20 showing 11 former al-Qaeda militants pledging “allegiance to the caliph, Sheikh Abu al-Hassan al-Hashemi al-Quraishi.”
FAMa Review for the month of July 2022
|The General Staff of the Armed Forces announced on July 20 a report of 50 terrorists neutralized and materials seized, some of which were destroyed in large-scale counter-terrorism operations for the period from June 30, 2022 to July 18, 2022.
Investigation of a clandestine airstrip in Burkina
According to the government spokesman, the army is “continuing its investigations” into the existence or otherwise of a secret airstrip to supply the GAT.
Recruitment of 1000 national guards from Diffa
In Niger, one year after the start of operations to repatriate internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the Diffa region to their respective villages, the government announced on July 21 that it had recruited one thousand new young people from the region as national guards.
Attack on a Macina Katiba unit in Tola
This Thursday, 21 July, at around 5:00 p.m., an MI35 of the FAMa caused a veritable hecatomb at a unit of the Macina katiba near Tola, 20 km southwest of Mourdia (Niono circle). More than a dozen vehicles and several motorcycles were destroyed.
Armed attack against the Police Station of Tibga
On July 21, around 7:00 pm, several armed individuals attacked the police station in Tibga, a town located west of Fada-Ngourma on the Kouipela-Fada highway (RN4). According to the report, there was significant material damage and all police personnel were unharmed.