04/19/2021

Jihadists attacked Republic of Ivory Coast Armed Forces positions

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On Monday morning, March 29, jihadists attacked the positions of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Ivory Coast in Kafalo and Kolobugu in northern Ivory Coast, near the border with Burkina Faso. The attack reportedly killed three soldiers and wounded seven. By repelling the attack, at least two terrorist were eliminated.

So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack. However, it is known that there is significant activity by armed groups associated with the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda in the region.