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American citizen killed in Burkina Faso, US State Dept says

3 days ago   |   By ABC News

An American citizen has been killed in the capital of the West African nation of Burkina Faso
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Polls open in Burkina Faso for election marred by violence

3 days ago   |   By ABC News

Polls opened in Burkina Faso early Sunday for presidential and legislative elections marred by ongoing extremist violence in the landlocked West African nation
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‘Suspiciously behaving' US citizen killed by security forces in Burkina Faso on eve of West African nation's election

‘Suspiciously behaving' US citizen killed by security forces in Burkina Faso on eve of West African nation's election

3 days ago   |   By RT

An American was killed by soldiers in Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougou, after apparently being struck by warning shots. The incident occurred a day before the African nation's presidential election.
According to reports, the US citizen exhibited suspicious behavior while walking in front of a military camp located on the southern outskirts of Ouagadougou. It's said that he tried to flee after being ordered to halt. Soldiers guarding the camp then fired shots, which hit the individual. The victim was then evacuated to a nearby health facility where he succumbed to his wounds.
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