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Tango0102 Jan 2019 10:13 p.m. PST

…. security worsens.

!" Thirteen civilians have been killed in ethnic violence in central Burkina Faso, the government said on Wednesday, echoing a rise in inter-communal conflicts in neighboring Mali linked to Islamist violence.


Burkina has seen a spike in Islamist attacks in recent months as jihadists seek to increase their influence across the Sahel. On Dec. 31, the government declared a state of emergency in several northern provinces bordering Mali.


Attacks this week show how that violence may be fuelling ethnic clashes for the first time in Burkina…."


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