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Burkina Faso government confirms three foreigners killed in ambush

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By Reuters

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Burkina Faso’s government on Tuesday confirmed that three foreigners were killed in an ambush on an anti-poaching patrol the previous day.

Earlier it had reported that two Spanish citizens and an Irish national were missing alongside a member of the Burkinabe armed forces after the attack near a nature reserve in eastern Burkina Faso.

(Reporting by Thiam Ndiaga; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Leslie Adler)