Ambush on Mining Company Convoy Kills 37 in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO – Gunmen attacked a convoy near a Canadian mining site in Burkina Faso, killing at least 37 people and wounding 60 others, the regional governor said late Wednesday.

Montreal-based Semafo said the bloodshed happened about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from its Boungou mine in Burkina Faso’s Eastern …