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Canadian kidnapped in Burkina worked for mining company - minister


Reuters
Updated: 16-01-2019 21:14 IST
Canadian kidnapped in Burkina worked for mining company - minister

A Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso on Tuesday night worked for a mining company called Progress Minerals, Security Minister Clement Sawadogo told reporters.

Attacks by Islamist militants have surged in the country in recent months and Burkina Faso declared a state of emergency in several northern provinces on Dec. 31. (Reporting By Thiam Ndiaga Writing by Edward McAllister Editing by Aaron Ross)


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