A man was shot dead by security forces at Kilwin a Ouagadougou neighborhood on the night between Saturday 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2016, announced the Minister of Security Simon Compaoré, who made the trip to the scene. Man shot would be a Burkinabe and a recruiter for terrorist acts. Specifically, according to the Director General of the National Police, Lazarus Tarpaga, he recruited young people who were supposed to attack the positions of Burkina Faso’s army. Residents of Kilwin neighborhood went to the national police to report a recruiting young they deemed suspicious. The investigations undertaken have resulted in the need for action.
Security forces raided on the night of Saturday, October 22 to make arrests. The suspect fled and opened fire on the national police who responded, killing him.