2020 Fada N'Gourma shooting

The Fada N’Gourma shooting occurred on 7 August 2020.[1][2] At least 20 people were killed when an unidentified gunmen attacked a cattle market in Fada N’Gourma, Gourma Province, Est Region, Burkina Faso.[3]

2020 Fada N'Gourma shooting
Part of Insurgency in the Sahel
LocationFada N’Gourma, Gourma, Est, Burkina Faso
Date7 August 2020
Attack type
Mass shooting

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Gunmen kill more than a dozen in attack in eastern Burkina Faso". Al Jazeera English.
  2. ^ "REFILE-UPDATE 1-Gunmen kill about 20 in attack in eastern Burkina Faso". August 7, 2020 – via Reuters.
  3. ^ "Gunmen Kill at Least 20 in Village in Eastern Burkina Faso". Associated Press. August 7, 2020 – via The New York Times.