Burkina Faso: Twelve terror suspects ‘found dead in their cells’

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Twelve people arrested on suspicion of terror offences have been found dead in their police cells in Burkina Faso. The prosecutor for the town of Fada N’Gourma said 25 people had been detained overnight on Monday, and “unfortunately, 12 of them have died during the course of the night in the cells they were being held in”. The cause of death is currently unknown. Security sources told AFP news agency it may have been asphyxiation.