Two Spanish journalists in Burkina Faso Work for non-governmental organizations dedicated to protecting animals and the environment They were murdered According to Reuters, it has been “unaccounted for” since Tuesday, April 27.
According to local media reports, Both countries were kidnapped after an attack in the southeast of the country, And an Irish national and a member of the country’s armed forces who will work in the same organization.
Burkina Faso is a country Located in the center of the highlands of West Africa, unable to go to sea And most of its territory is located on a plateau 200-300 meters high. As detailed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Burkina Faso has an area of 274,500 square kilometers and a population of approximately 20.8 million.
The capital of the country is Ouagadougou, the most populous city, Other relevant cities are Bobo-Diulasso, Banfora and Kudugu.Country restriction The northwest is Mali, the east is Niger, the south is Ivory Coast, Togo and Ghana.
According to local security sources, the attack was carried out by unidentified armed personnel on a patrol consisting of the military, journalists and forest guards to prevent poaching. Located in the province of Kompienga in the southeast of the country. Specifically, the attack was located near Pama, the capital of the province.