Victims of attacks by Islamists on a restaurant in Burkina Faso were 17 people

The victims of the attack on a restaurant in Burkina Faso were 17 people, 8 injured. About it to Agency Associated Press reported the Minister of communications of the country Remy Dandjinou.

Three terrorists drove to a fashionable restaurant Aziz Istanbul in the capital Ouagadougou, then opened fire on visitors. Among the dead are foreigners — reported at least one French citizen.

While no terrorist organization has claimed responsibility for the incident.

January 15, 2016, the militants associated with banned in Russia, “al-Qaeda” grouping “al-Murabitun” in Ouagadougou
attacked a cafe Cappuccinno, and then broke into a Splendid hotel and took hostages. Then, 30 people were killed.

The same group took responsibility for a similar incident in neighbouring Mali. 20 November 2015, three gunmen attacked the hotel Radisson Blu in the capital Bamako and killed 21 people. Among the victims were six citizens of Russia, employees of airline “Volga-Dnepr”. Also the victims of the attack, in particular, were three Chinese nationals and one American. All the terrorists were eliminated during the assault.