By Michel Biem Tong, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso, Tuesday, December 17, 2019.
Burkina Faso Army said, Monday December 16, 2019, a joint military and gendarme operation in the locality of Belhouro, in the province of Soum, North of Burkina Faso dismantled a terrorist logistics base.
General Moïse Miningou, Chief of staff of the Burkinabè Army in a December 16 press release, said the mission is within the framework of a mixed patrol composed of elements of the army and the gendarmerie.
The Army General said; gathered within the grouping of the forces for the security of the North, Burkina Faso’s security forces discovered and destroyed the logistical base of the ‘Jihadists.’
Four terrorists were also neutralized, according to the press release which also indicates that heavy weapons, ammunition and improvised explosive devices were seized as well as motorcycles and many other materials.