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'Fatalities' in Burkina Faso attack on Canadian mine convoy: company

AFP  |  Montreal 

An attack on a Canadian mining convoy busing local employees and others to the Boungou gold mine in Burkina Faso has left several people dead, mine owner SEMAFO Inc. said Wednesday.

The military-escorted buses were approximately 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the mine when they were ambushed, resulting in "several fatalities and injuries," the company said in a statement.

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First Published: Thu, November 07 2019. 01:05 IST