Tuesday, May 4, 2021
The Egyptian Alliance for Human Rights and Development condemned the armed terrorist attack on Monday, May 3, 2021, on the village of Kodel in northern Burkina Faso near the border with Niger, which resulted in 32 people killed and 17 others injured.
The Egyptian Alliance for Human Rights and Development reported the escape of dozens of injured villagers across the border with Niger, and the coalition asserts that northern Burkina Faso is one of the areas most affected by armed attacks by al-Qaeda and ISIL terrorist militants.
The Egyptian Alliance for Human Rights and Development warns that terrorist organizations have become a major threat in Sahel countries.
The Egyptian Alliance for Development and Human Rights calls on the United Nations and African countries to reinforce national security forces to combat the presence of terrorist organizations in Sahel countries, in order to provide safety and protection to citizens.