Burkina: Troops crush army mutiny, seven dead

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June 6, 2011
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"Seven people were killed and 33 injured when government troops crushed a mutiny in a military camp in Bobo Dioulasso, 350 km from the Burkina Faso capital, officials said Saturday. Soldiers loyal to Burkina President Blaise Compaore were ordered to attack the mutineers Friday to stamp out a wave of protests in Bobo Dioulasso, the country's economic capital, witnesses said." (06/05/11)



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