Islamic extremism has been growing in recent years in Burkina Faso, a land-locked country in West Africa, with over 1,000 civilians killed in Islamic attacks each year. Approximately 60% of the Burkina Faso population is Muslim, with about 23% being Christian, according to official government statistics.
The following is an unedited press release from International Christian Concern (ICC) regarding the most recent Islamic attack. Please check out their website at www.persecution.org for more on the persecution and genocide of Christians around the world.
53 Killed in Attack on Security Post in Burkina Faso
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