Minister: 30 hostages freed from Burkina Faso hotel siege




 
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Minister: 30 hostages freed from Burkina Faso hotel siege
 
January 16th, 2016  
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Minister: 30 hostages freed from Burkina Faso hotel siege
Al-Qaida militants struck an upscale hotel and nearby cafe late Friday that were popular with Westerners in Burkina Faso's capital, taking an unknown number of hostages and forcing others to hide for their lives as gunfire and explosions rang out. The country's troops backed by French forces were still trying to retake control of the building more than nine hours later.




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