Four West African States Carry Out Operation Against Islamist Insurgents

Soldiers from Burkina Faso patrol on the road of Gorgadji in sahel area, Burkina Faso March 3, 2019. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo have carried out a joint military operation to counter increased attacks by Islamist insurgent groups in parts of West Africa, Burkinabe Security Minister Maxime Kone said on Tuesday.

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SOURCE: Reuters, Reporting by Thiam Ndiaga, Writing by Alessandra Prentice, Editing by Timothy Heritage