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Indian, South African Among Three Abducted Mine Workers in Burkina Faso

An Indian and a South African were among the three mine workers kidnapped by unidentified armed men in a northern part of Burkina Faso, said sources. (Photo: ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

An Indian and a South African were among the three mine workers kidnapped by unidentified armed men in a northern part of Burkina Faso which has been repeatedly targeted by jihadists, sources told news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP). “The three men of Indian, South African and Burkinabe nationality were kidnapped by unidentified armed men” between the Inata gold mine and the town of Djibo bordering Mali and Niger, a security source told AFP. The kidnapping was confirmed by a fellow mine worker who said the three men “left the site (of the mine) around 8.00 am and by 10.00 am…

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