Panafrican News Agency

Several terrorists killed by air strikes in Burkina Faso's Sahel

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - Several terrorists were killed on Friday in air strikes by the Burkina Faso Army in Mansila locality of Yagha province, in the Burkina Faso Sahel, the national television announced on Saturday.

During an aerial reconnaissance mission, about 30  terrorists with about 20 motorbikes were spotted in the vicinity of Mansila, on a gold-mining site.

"Air strikes were carried out and several terrorists were killed and all their equipment (motorbikes and tricycles) destroyed," the television station quoted the army as saying.