Islamists strike again.

Via NY Times:

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — At least 14 people were shot dead in an attack on a church in eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday morning, the government said.

The identities of the gunmen were not immediately clear, nor were additional details about the attack, which took place in the village of Hantoukoura near the border with Niger in the Est region. Burkina Faso’s armed forces were caring for the wounded and searching the area, the government said in a statement.

This year an Islamist insurgency has ignited ethnic and religious tensions in Burkina Faso, rendering large parts of the country ungovernable, especially in northern areas bordering restive Mali.

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