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Saturday, 16 January 2016 - 10:59
At least 20 dead in Burkina Faso Hotel attack
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Gunmen have attacked a hotel used by westerners in the capital of Burkina Faso, a West African Country, taking hostages and reportedly killing at least 20 people.

Eyewitnesses said two car bombs went off outside the Splendid hotel at around 7:30 PM local time.

Three to four masked men then stormed the Splendid Hotel, which is used by UN staff and westerners.

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