Live Updates: Attack at Hotel in Burkina Faso’s Capital

January 16, 2016 1:39 AM

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Hélène Ouedraogo was inside the Splendid Hotel visiting with a friend when three “turbaned” people with weapons stormed inside and opened fire, killing several people, she said.

Ms. Ouedraogo and her friend escaped the hotel by breaking a window, she said, and they saw several vehicles in flames as they ran for safety. She was wounded as they fled and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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