The General Staff of the Burkinabe Armed Forces announced that a Burkinabe army base in the Djibo region was subjected to a violent attack with intense direct and indirect fire on the morning of Monday, October 24. 10 soldiers during the fighting and about fifty (50) wounded were taken care of. On the enemy side, at least 18 bodies of terrorists were counted during the search operations that are still going on.”
The 14th Gibo Regiment, on the morning of October 24, 2022, faced a terrorist attack targeting its base. The elements of the regiment responded valiantly to the enemy’s direct and indirect fire, which came in large numbers. Air reinforcements have been deployed to the area to ensure rescue and response operations. The provisional budget indicates 10 soldiers killed in action and about fifty wounded taken care of. On the enemy side, at least 18 bodies of terrorists were counted during the searches that are still ongoing. The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces commemorates the dead soldiers and wishes a speedy recovery to the wounded. He congratulates the ground and air units for their response and reassures the public that all measures are being taken to restore peace of mind.