UN chief ‘outraged’ at killing of over 100 civilians, says spokesperson-World Information , Completely satisfied Easterday
The United Nations has expressed its ‘full assist’ to authorities of their efforts to beat threats to the nation’s peace, stability and unity
United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres is “outraged” over the bloodbath of civilians in Burkina Faso’s risky north, his spokesperson mentioned Saturday, the deadliest assaults since Islamist violence erupted within the west African nation in 2015.
“The Secretary-Normal is outraged by the killing, early at this time, of over 100 civilians, together with seven kids, in an assault by unidentified assailants on a village within the Province of Yagha, within the Sahel Area of Burkina Faso,” Stephane Dujarric mentioned in a press release.
The nation’s authorities mentioned “terrorists,” a time period for jihadists, killed civilians of all ages and set fireplace to properties and the primary market in a single day close to the borders with Mali and Niger.
An area official informed AFP dozens have been wounded.
Guterres “strongly condemns the heinous assault and underscores the pressing want for the worldwide neighborhood to redouble assist to Member States within the struggle towards violent extremism and its unacceptable human toll,” Dujarric mentioned.
The United Nations expressed its “full assist to the authorities of their efforts to beat the threats to the peace, stability and unity of the nation.”
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