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Burkina Faso: six martyred

Gunmen who attacked a Protestant church on 28 April asked the pastor and five others to convert to Islam before killing them.

World Watch Monitor

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An outdoor church outside a home in western Burkina Faso | photo: CIF Action via Flickr; CC 2.0

Pastor Pierre Ouédraogo, 80, and other members were chatting in the church yard. Around 1pm a dozen armed men arrived on motorbikes to storm the place.