The security forces of Burkina Faso and the French military completed an operation to free the hotel Splendid in Ougadougou captured by the militants of the terrorist grouping connected with «al-Qaeda».
The terrorists attacked the café Cappuccino, and then at the nearby hotel. Victims of this attack were at least 30 people, including ten visitors cafes that are popular among foreigners. 33 people were injured.
During the operation, were released 126 people, including the Minister of Burkina Faso. Destroyed three terrorists.
Security forces in full control of the hotel Splendid and searched a nearby building in search of possible terrorists, said the Minister of internal Affairs and security of Burkina Faso Simon compaoré.
Responsibility for the attack claimed by the group «al-Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb», who said that the perpetrators are militants group «al-Murabitun». She also took responsibility for the attack in Bamako, Mali’s capital, when they were killed 20 people, including Israelis Shmuel Ben-Alla, said they had joined forces with «al-Murabitun».
We will remind that last year the Israeli Headquarters for fight against terror included Burkina Faso to the list of countries where «very high threat» of terrorist attacks.