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Attack near Semafo’s Boungou mine kills 39, wounds 60

Road in Burkina Faso. Image by Jeff Attaway via flickr.

An attack earlier this month against workers travelling to Semafo’s (TSX: SMF) Boungou mine in southeastern Burkina Faso left 39 dead and 60 wounded. It is the third attack in the last 15 months targeting employees of the Canadian mining company, which operates two mines in the West African nation.

(Read the full article at The Northern Miner)