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Burkina Faso: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemns militant attack in hotel

Burkina Faso: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemns militant attack in hotel

India Blooms News Service | | 17 Jan 2016, 10:05 am
Ottawa, Jan 17 (IBNS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned militant attack at a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou which has killed more than 20 people.

Six Canadians have been killed in the attack, read an official statement issued by the country.

"Canada strongly condemns the deadly terrorist attacks that took place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso," Justin Trudeau  said in a statement.

"On behalf of all Canadians, we offer our deepest condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of all those killed and a speedy recovery to all those injured. We are deeply saddened by these senseless acts of violence on innocent civilians," he said.

"We have offered assistance to the Burkinabé authorities in their investigation of this terrible crime."

On its website, SITE Intelligence group, a US-based monitor group said: "Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed credit for the raid at the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, reporting its execution by the recently-joined al-Murabitoon Battalion."

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