new deadly attack in the north of the country

Northern Togo was again mourned by a deadly attack in the Savannah region. No official confirmation from the authorities at the moment, but a security source confirms that several places were attacked overnight from Thursday to Friday.

The resorts focused on the night of unidentified attackers is located in Kpendjal Prefecture, a border district with Burkina Faso to the north and Benin to the east. According to several sources, ten residents of Blamonga were killed. Five others in Kpembol. But other names of sacrificial sites are advanced and the situation was still unclear at noon.

Frightened residents move and seek protection in larger municipalities. The Mandouri brigade commander’s vehicle is said to have jumped on an explosive device on its way to Blamonga. He and several of his men are said to have been transported to Dapaong Hospital.

The Togolese head of state is on his way to the Kara region, the southern neighbor of the Savannah region. Faure Gnassingbé participates with part of the government in the annual meeting for traditional struggles in the country of Kabyè. The authorities have not yet communicated a report on this violence and no claim has been made.

Since mid-June, The Savannah region is insafety emergency». A first fatal attack took place in the region in May. It was claimed by Gnim and had cost eight Togolese soldiers their lives. Earlier, a first attack had been postponed back to November 2021.

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