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A policeman stands guard in front of the Splendid hotel in Ouagadougou, following an attack by Al-Qaeda linked gunmen. At least 29 people, including at least 12 foreigners, were killed.

Issouf Sanogo/AFP / Getty Images

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French gendarmes tend to a wounded man near the Splendid Hotel. Six Canadians were killed during the attack.

Nabila El Hadad/AFP / Getty Images

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Vehicles on fire outside the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso are seen in this still image taken from a video January 15, 2016, during a siege by Islamist gunmen.


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The burned-out exterior of "Cappuccino" restaurant is seen in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Joe Penny/Reuters

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Forensic workers examine burnt out cars outside the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Sunday Alamba

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Yves Carrier along with his wife and two children were killed in the terror attacks in Burkina Faso over the weekend.

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Gladys Chamberland as well as her husband and two children died in the attacks.

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Maude Carrier, a French teacher from Quebec city was traveling with her parents when she was killed.

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Charlélie Carrier, 19, who died in the attacks was on his first humanitarian trip with his parents.

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Retired educator Suzanne Bernier was in Burkina Faso performing humanitarian work when she was killed.

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Louis Chabot, a married father of three, ran a Facebook group called Amis du Burkina Faso (Friends of Burkina Faso) and raised money for the needy in that country.

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