Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill Catholic priest, worshippers during mass

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. The church is located in the village of Dablo, located 90km from Kaya. The mayor of Dablo, Ousmane Zongo, told AFP: “Towards 9:00am, during mass, armed individuals burst into the Catholic Church. “They started firing as the congregation tried to flee.” A group of “twenty to thirty armed men” were said…

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