Three gunmen killed, four ‘neutralized’ in Ouagadougou attack – government

Smoke rises from the site of an attack in downtown Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso March 2, 2018.

(Reuters) – Three gunmen have been killed at the army’s headquarters in the Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s Defence Minister Jean Claude Bouda told Reuters.

A separate government statement said four gunmen had been “neutralized” at the French embassy, but there was no immediate word on civilian casualties.