KIGALI, Rwanda

At least 14 students were killed on Saturday morning in northwestern Burkina Faso after a bus they were traveling in stepped on a mine, authorities said.

“A transport vehicle stepped on an explosive device this Saturday morning in the Toeni area of [northwestern] Sourou province. A bus transporting students to the city of Toma stepped on a mine,” local media said quoting a security source.

“The provisional toll is 14 dead, and 4 seriously injured,” it added.

According to the Surveillance and Intervention Rapid Action Group in West Africa, the incident took place between the villages of Donkou

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