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Church and mosque attacks leave dozens dead in Burkina Faso

Dozens of people have been killed in two separate attacks on the same day at places of worship in Burkina Faso. Islamist fighters are suspected of being behind both the storming of a church and a mosque on 25 February. It was not immediately clear if the attacks were linked. Since 2016, when jihadist groups began fighting the government, nearly one third of Burkina Faso has been under siege. The New Humanitarian has been documenting the impact of the conflict on civilians. Read more here.

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