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Mayor Hamidou Koundaba Shot Dead In Burkina Faso

The Mayor of Koutougou commune, in Burkina Faso’s northern province of Soum, Hamidou Koundaba,  was shot and killed on Sunday evening. This is according to local media.

The attackers fled the scene after killing him outside his home, reports said.

The president of Burkina Faso, Roch Kabore has since condemned the “cowardly and despicable” act and offered his condolences to the family of the deceased

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