Burkina Faso: two Spanish journalists and Irish conservationist killed

Burkina Faso: two Spanish journalists and Irish conservationist killed

The Guardian

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Spaniards David Beriáin and Roberto Fraile, and Rory Young, a Zambian-born Irish citizen, ambushed by jihadists

Two Spanish journalists and an Irish conservationist have been killed after they were ambushed by jihadists, while on an anti-poaching mission in Burkina Faso.

On Tuesday, Spain’s foreign minister, Arancha González Laya, said 44-year-old David Beriáin, a reporter, and 47-year-old Roberto Fraile, a photographer, were believed to have been murdered on Monday, after they were identified from an image provided by Burkinabe authorities.

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