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13 Nov 2019 | 09:11 PM UTC

Burkina Faso: Police to conduct training drill in Ouagadougou November 14

Burkina Faso News Alert

Police to stage training simulation in Ouagadougou on November 14; heightened security presence anticipated

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/13/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/14/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Ouagadougou). COUNTRY/REGION Ouagadougou


According to French diplomatic authorities, police forces will stage a training simulation near the site of the former National Assembly on Avenue de l´Indépendance in Ouagadougou on Thursday, November 14. Sources warned that blank-firing ammunition would be used during the drill, which is slated to begin at 10:00 (local time).

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area during the drills.


Individuals in Ouagadougou are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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