Events of the week from January 28th to the 31st 2023

From 01/28 to 01/31

01/28/2023

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Unidentified armed men attacked a bus between Tenkodogo and Ouargaye. 4 civilians were executed

On January 28, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked a bus between Tenkodogo and Ouagaye, believing it contained Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland. The driver, two apprentices, and a civilian were executed.

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

Demonstration in support of the political transition in Ouagadougou

On January 28, 2023, hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the Place de la Révolution in Ouagadougou to support the political transition. Anti-France and pro-Russia posters and slogans were held up and chanted.

01/29/2023

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

DSF aircraft destroyed terrorist bases near Sebba

On January 29, 2023, the air force of the Defense and Security Forces reduced to ashes terrorist bases in the Sebba area.

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

VDP neutralized 5 terrorists in Tanwalbougou

On January 29, 2023, unidentified armed men intercepted two dinas (mini-buses) between Linguékoro and Koflandé. Sixteen men were executed and the women were released.

Carte pour les événements au togo

Unidentifieid armed men took away cattle in Telega and executed 2 people in Banagandi

On January 29, 2023, unidentified armed men stole cattle in Telega and executed two people in Banagandi in the prefecture of Kpendjal in the Savane region

01/30/2022

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

The DSF carried out air strikes on terrorist positions near Fada N'Gourma

On January 30, 2023, terrorist positions were targeted by Defense and Security Forces air strikes in the Fada N’Gourma area.

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

Unidentified armed men vandalized telephone installations in Ouenga

On January 30, 2023, at approximately 8:00 a.m., unidentified armed men vandalized telephone installations in Ouenga.

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

Unidentified armed men attacked Falagountou, killing 10 gendarmes, and 2 VDP

On January 30, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked Falagountou. Ten gendarmes were killed, two Volunteers for the Defense of the Fatherland were killed, and one civilian died. Five DSF were wounded and a dozen were reported missing.

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

Unidentified armed men attacked the elementary school in Guimbagou, killing the village chief.

On the night of January 30-31, 2023, unidentified armed men attacked the elementary school in Guimbagou on the border with Burkina Faso. The village chief was killed. The school and a teacher’s motorcycle were set on fire.

Carte pour les événements au Mali

A family of nomads was ambushed between Dégou and Nia-Mousse

On January 30, 2023, a nomadic family was ambushed between Dégou and Nia-Moussa. A woman and her three daughters were killed. Two men and all the animals are missing.

Carte pour les événements au Nigeria

An army patrol hit an IED in Sabon Gari injuring 4 soldiers

On January 30, 2023, a patrol of Nigerian soldiers struck an improvised explosive device in Sabon Gari. Four soldiers were injured. The attack was claimed by ISWAP.

01/31/2023

Carte pour les événements au Burkina Faso

The population of Linguekoro demonstrates against insecurity

Following the events of January 29, 2023 in Linguekoro, the local population demonstrated in the streets to denounce the insecurity experienced by the population and to ask for more action on the part of the authorities to secure the city.

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The population of Boala ended up fleeing their town due to terrorist threats

Despite the fierce resistance of the Volunteers for the Defense of the Homeland with the support of the Defense and Security Forces, the population of Boala ended up fleeing the town following the threats and terrorist attacks.

Carte pour les événements au Mali

The checkpoint of Sienso was attacked by unidentified armed men killing 2 including a policeman

On January 31, 2023, around 9:00 p.m., the Sienso checkpoint in Mali was attacked by unidentified armed men. Two people were killed, including a policeman and a driver, and seven people were injured, including two policemen, a gendarme and four civilians. The material damage was considerable, as everything was ransacked and burned. All the batteries powering the station were stolen.

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