Spanish PM confirms two Spanish journalists killed in Burkina Faso

by Reuters
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 14:14 GMT

MADRID, April 27 (Reuters) - Two Spanish journalists who went missing on Monday in Burkina Faso have been murdered, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday.

"The worst of news is confirmed," Sanchez said on his Twitter account, sending his condolences to the two men's families. He named them as David Beriain and Roberto Fraile.

The two journalists went missing on Monday together with an Irish citizen and a Burkinabe national in an area near the border with Benin after armed individuals attacked a convoy of security forces and expatriates. (Reporting by Inti Landauro Editing by Ingrid Melander)

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