No fewer than 30 people were killed by gunmen in eastern Burkina Faso on Monday.
According to government official, Labidi Ouoba, the attack occurred in Kodyel village in the Komandjari province near the border with Niger.
TOS News gathered that two Spanish journalists and an Irish conservationist were also killed by the jihadists a week ago.
Ouoba said, Jihadists surrounded the village and went house to house setting fire to them and killing people
“I ran early because the terrorists usually look for authorities. We all pray that peace comes back now in our country. We are tired,″ he said.
A resident, Mediempo Tandamba, who fled the attack said about 100 Islamic extremists entered the town on motorcycles, tricycles and Pickup trucks.
Burkina Faso is one of the nations that is currently struggling to contain the spread of jihadists linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State who have killed thousands and displaced more than one million people.