Attacks In Ouagadougou Hit French Embassy And Other Sites

Today in Ouagadougou militants launched a coordinated series of attacks. They detonated vehicle mounted explosives in the parking lot of a local military headquarters, and assaulted the French Embassy1 and other sites in this capital city of Burkina Faso. Due to the city's isolation from civilization, it is unlikely accurate accounts of the day's events will become available.

  1. According to popular reports the detachment assaulting the French Embassy lit their own truck on fire. (archived)  

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