Attacks on Christians in West Africa

Burkina Faso is a land-locked country in West Africa, northeast of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Burkina Faso church attack: Gunmen open fire at mass service – priest among six dead.

A group of gunmen broke into a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday morning during Mass and began shooting at the congregation, Radio France Internationale (RFI) reported. At least six people were killed, and a priest was among those who died.

20-30 gunmen were involved. When they were done with the church the set fire to shops, and attacked the health center.

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