WORLD Canadian kidnapped Tuesday in Burkina found dead: govt

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Canadian kidnapped Tuesday in Burkina found dead: govt

AFP

18:58, January 17, 2019

A Canadian geologist kidnapped at a goldmine in Burkina Faso by suspected jihadists has been found dead, the security ministry told AFP on Thursday.

A body found with gunshot wounds in northern Burkina Faso late Wednesday is that of Kirk Woodman, "the Canadian who was kidnapped the day before yesterday," ministry spokesman Jean-Paul Badoum told AFP.


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