Hezbollah Condemns Burkina Faso Terror Attack

Elias Hubbard
August 16, 2017

At both the Ghana and Burkina Faso sides of the border, long vehicles loaded with goods were seen stranded.

McCarthy described Diffalah as "very sociable, very lively" and someone who loved people and entertaining.

Tammy Chen (right) and her husband Mehsen Fenaich (left) were killed in a terrorist attack on Sunday.

One, a former French teacher from Toronto, the other a veterinary volunteer from Montreal.

Chen also attended a Master of Education program at Queen's University, through which, according to a profile on the school's website, she first traveled to Burkina Faso. But the organization, which has operated in the country since 1985 and has local staff and 28 volunteers on the ground, will remain, McCarthy said.

He said the toll was provisional because the security operation was still underway.

"Burkina Faso remains a very stable country, it's not a country at war, it's a country that just transitioned to a democratically elected government, so we will remain engaged in the country".

The Quebec flag on the central tower of the parliament building will be at half-mast on Wednesday following the attack that occurred in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on Sunday.

A woman said she was in the restaurant celebrating her brother's birthday when the shooting started.

"We ask our volunteers not to go to places where there are a lot of people, masses of people or where there's a lot of foreigners".

"We strongly condemn the terrorist acts against civilians, and reiterate our resolve to continue working in concert with peace-loving countries to eradicate the scourge in all its manifestations", the statement read. A statement from the Lebanese Foreign Ministry said they were killed in the crossfire between security forces and the assailants.

He also added that the Canadian government will continue to work with the global community to fight terrorism and bring those responsible to justice. The collision was said to be the deadliest in Egypt's history.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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