Children carried out Burkina Faso massacre that left 130 dead, US envoy tells UN

//Children carried out Burkina Faso massacre that left 130 dead, US envoy tells UN

Children carried out Burkina Faso massacre that left 130 dead, US envoy tells UN

Children caught in conflict are being taught to commit war crimes before they can count, the US ambassador to the United Nations said, pointing to the deadliest attack in Burkina Faso in years, with more than 130 civilians killed by an armed group comprising “mostly 12 to 14-year-olds”.Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the UN Security Council on Monday that many of those killed in the attack in early June were children, and the horrifying raid on the village of Solhan in the West African nation’s…

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