Vehicles on fire outside Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, during a siege by Islamist gunmen.
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Burkina Faso attacks: Moment troops retook control of hotel

Burkina Faso's government says 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured after Islamist militants attacked a hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, popular with foreigners.

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) has said it carried out the attack, which began on Friday night.

Thomas Fessy reports from Ouagadougou.

  • 16 Jan 2016
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