Burkina Faso – Attack on a Catholic church (12 May 2019)


France condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack carried out on May 12 on a Catholic church in Dablo, in northern Burkina Faso, in which six people were killed according to the latest available estimates. This is the second attack on a Christian place of worship in northern Burkina Faso in less than a month.

France offers its condolences to the victims’ families and to the Burkinabe people. It stands shoulder to shoulder with the Burkinabe authorities in the fight against terrorism.