Event: Military Exercises to be held in Gounghin Today (20 May 2021)
The Burkinabe Military forces will be conducting a military exercise in the vicinity of the Higher Institute of Civil Protection (ISEPC), located in Gounghin between 09h00 and 15h00 today. There is a potential for gunfire and detonations during the exercise. The Chief of the Army General Staff advised the local populace to remain calm and go about their daily business.
· U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
(226) 25 49 53 00
· State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444