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The Financial Express

Four French soldiers injured in Burkina Faso explosion

| Updated: January 28, 2022 16:52:58


A French soldier from Operation Barkhane patrols with his Malian counterpart in Timbuktu, file. REUTERS/Joe Penney A French soldier from Operation Barkhane patrols with his Malian counterpart in Timbuktu, file. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Four French soldiers from the Operation Barkhane taskforce were injured after an improvised explosive device (IED) hit their vehicle in Burkina Faso, reported Le Monde, Le Figaro and Agence France Presse.

The four soliders - one of whom was seriously wounded - have been evacuated towards Gao in Mali, added French media reports.

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