Events of the week from January 1st to the 8th 2023

From 01/01 to 01/08

01/01/2023

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Clash between the ISGS and JNIM in Oursi

On January 01, 2023, the ISGS went to battle in Oursi against JNIM. ISGS lost and withdrew to Tessit.

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VDP offensive against several jihadist bases in Yagha

On January 01, 2023, the Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland, during an offensive against the jihadist bases of Tambondi, Wantarangou and Nabaningou in Yagha, killed 25 terrorists and seized or destroyed motorcycles, weapons and ammunition.

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Unidentified armed men vandalized the National Primary Teachers' school in Dedougou

On January 01, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked the Dedougou National Primary Teachers’ School, causing extensive damage. Motorcycles were also stolen.

01/02/2023

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JNIM attacked an army position killing 6 soldiers

On January 2, 2023, terrorists, probably belonging to JNIM, attacked an army position in the Savanes region. Six soldiers were killed, several were wounded, and several were reported missing.

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Unidentified armed men executed Abbé Jacques Yaro ZERBO in Soroni

On January 2, 2023, unidentified armed men executed Abbé Jacques Yaro ZERBO, 67, in Soroni. He used to be a priest in Dedougou.

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Unidentified armed men killed two civilians in the vicinity of Tougan

On January 2, 2023, unidentified armed men killed two people, including a teacher, near Tougan.

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Eight terrorists were killed in Bembela

On January 02, 2023 in Bembela, eight terrorists were killed in Bembela in the Yatenga region.

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Al Nosra (JNIM) attacked the civil protection post in Marka-Coungo killing 5 people

On January 2, 2023, Al Nosra (JNIM) attacked the Marka Coungo civil protection post, killing five people, including two civil protection officers, a forestry officer, and two civilians. Material damage was also reported.

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Al Nosra (JNIM) attacked Kassela toll booth killing 2 people

On 02 January 2023, Al Nosra (JNIM) attacked the toll booth of Kassela killing two people, a forestry officer and the guard. Material damage was also reported.

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Terrorists invaded the village of Kourbo causing the population to flee

On January 02, 2023, terrorists attacked and invaded the village of Kourbo, forcing the population to flee the village.

01/03/2022

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Unidentified armed men killed 5 people on the Tougan-Dédougou road

On January 3, 2023, assailants killed five people on the Tougan-Dédougou road.

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Unidentified armed men killed 5 civilians on the Diouroum-Bassan road

On January 3, 2023, unidentified armed men killed five people on the Diouroum-Bassan road, including a grocery store owner, a teacher and three masons.

01/04/2023

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Burkinabe Special Forces neutralized several terrorists in Kimséré

On January 4, 2023, Burkinabè Special Forces neutralized several terrorists in Kimséré, near Tougan. Weapons, ammunition and motorcycles were destroyed on site.

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Violent clash between terrorists and VDP and DSF in Tessaoghin resulting in one death among VDP

On January 4, 2023, a violent confrontation took place between terrorists and Bukinabè DSF assisted by Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland in Tessaoghin. A volunteer for the defense of the homeland was killed.

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Unidentified armed men attacked VDP in Soudougui. 10 VDP were killed

On January 4, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked the village of Soudougui. Ten Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland were killed. JNIM claimed responsibility for the attack.

01/05/2023

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Unidentified armed men attacked Bougnounou killing 2 people

On January 5, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked the village of Bougnounou, killing two people and wounding three others. Several people were reported missing. Motorcycles were set on fire.

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Terrorists dynamited the Oue bridge

During the night of January 4 to 5, 2023, terrorists dynamited the Oué bridge, cutting off the Gayeri-Dafa N’Gourma axis. The surrounding populations were ordered to evacuate.

Carte pour les événements au Niger

Boko Haram elements killed a driver in Chetimari

On January 5, 2023, Boko Haram elements shot and killed a vehicle driver who would not hand over the key to the vehicle.

01/06/2023

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A military operation took place after a clash between VDP and unidentified armed men in Baoghin. 12 terrorists neutralized

On January 6, 2023, a sweep operation took place following a confrontation between the Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland and unidentified armed men in Baoghin. 12 terrorists were neutralized and three motorcycles were abandoned.

01/07/2023

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

Unidentified armed men have given a 3-day ultimatum to the inhabitants of Pissila to leave their village

On January 7, 2023, unidentified armed men gave the inhabitants of Pissila an ultimatum, giving them three days to leave the village. Pissila had already been attacked on December 31, 2022.

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Unidentified armed men kidnapped a man in Yalga

On January 7, 2023, unidentified armed men abducted a man in Yalga, whom they had been searching for several days.

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Burkinabè DSF and VDP assault on terrorist positions

On January 7, 2023, the Defense and Security Forces supported by the Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland made assaults on the positions of the terrorists who had been prowling around the town of Gayéri since January 2, 2023.

Carte pour les événements au Nigeria

Unidentified armed men attacked the Igueben train station, taking 31 passengers hostage

On January 7, 2023, armed men attacked the Igueben train station, taking 32 people hostage before one of them managed to escape.

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Unidentified armed men attacked Falagountou, killing a civilian

On January 7, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked Falagountou. One civilian died and one was injured.

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Unidentified armed men ambushed DSF in Sablogo

On January 7, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked the Defense and Security Forces. No casualties reported.

01/08/2023

Carte pour les événements au Mali

Jihadists attacked FAMa positions in Didiéni

On January 8, 2023, suspected jihadists attacked a FAMa (Malian armed forces) position in the Kolokani cercle. No casualties to mention.

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