Islamic Jihadists Wipe Out Male Christians in Two Niger Towns, Displaces 1.6 Million People in Burkina Faso

Flag of the Republic of the Niger. Pic - Wiki

Flag of the Republic of the Niger. Pic – Wiki

OCP News Service – 29/7/21

West Africa: Radical Islamic Jihadists in Niger has attacked and murdered male Christians in Fantio and Dolbel, two towns in the Tillabéri region in the southwest of Niger Republic. Women and children who have survived the attacks have fled the region to Burkina Faso. The Jihadists have desecrated the sacraments by throwing them on the ground and thereby burning Churches. People have already abandoned the towns.

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Burkina Faso is already overwhelmed with attacks from Jihadists that has displaced over 1.6 Million People in Burkina Faso. According to a recent report, 1.3 million Burkina Faso Citizens are internally displaced during the past two years.

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OCP News Service