The Related Press spoke with 4 authorities and armed forces officers who confirmed that the person was shot Saturday morning outdoors of the Baba Sy army camp on the outskirts of Ouagadougou, the capital, after trespassing and ignoring a warning shot by troopers to cease advancing. The person died from gunshot wounds and was taken to the morgue at Yalgado Ouedraogo College Hospital, in line with an worker who feared being recognized.

The taking pictures got here sooner or later earlier than voters in Burkina Faso went to the polls for a presidential and legislative election that comes amid ongoing assaults linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State. The violence has killed greater than 2,000 folks this yr and displaced 1 million from their houses within the West African nation.

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