Six killed in Burkina Faso church attack


Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants in an attack on a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso, government spokesman Remy Fulgance Dandjinou said.

Burkina Faso is beset by rising Islamist violence, but the attack was the first on a church in the religiously tolerant West African country, Dandjinou told Reuters.