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Burkinabe Soldiers Face Prosecution After Mutiny

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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At least 57 Burkinabe soldiers have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a mutiny last week at a military camp outside Burkina Faso’s commercial capital. Military authorities say seven people were killed and 33 injured on Friday when government troops violently squashed the mutiny. Disgruntled soldiers demanding higher wages had looted the area near […]

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