French ex-hostages freed from Burkina Faso return to France

French ex-Hostages Freed in Burkina Faso Have Returned to France

Emmanuel Macron received soberly Saturday 11th May, 2019 the two hostages released in northern Burkina Faso at the cost of the death of two French soldiers. The two French hostages released by the French special forces in northern Burkina Faso at the cost of the death of two soldiers were greeted Saturday, May 11, 2019 with sobriety by President […]

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The two former French hostages, Patrick Picque and Laurent Lassimouillas, released in Burkina Faso arrive at the presidential palace in Ouagadougou on May 11, 2019. (© Twitter account of Burkina Faso's President Roch Marc Christian Kabore

The Two Hostages Released in Northern Burkina Faso Expected in France

The ex-two French hostages kidnapped in Benin were received by the Burkinabè president Saturday 11th May, 2019 before being welcomed by Emmanuel Macron in France. The two French hostages released by the French special forces in northern Burkina Faso, at the price of the death of two soldiers, were received Saturday, May 11, 2019 by Burkina […]

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The French army released four hostages - two French, one American and one South Korean - during an intervention in northern Burkina Faso in which two French soldiers were killed.

French Hostages Kidnapped in Benin Released, Two Soldiers Killed During Operation

According to the Elysee, Patrick Picque and Laurent Lassimouillas, kidnapped in Benin on May 1st, 2019, were rescued during a military operation in Burkina Faso. The Elysee announced, Friday, May 10, 2019 , the release of the two French kidnapped in Benin and held hostage . “This release was achieved through a military operation, conducted by French forces on the night of […]

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