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ChinesePod Today: Six Killed in Burkina Faso Attack (simp. characters)

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Learn Chinese with ChinesePod News (May 13, 2019)

In Burkina Faso, gunmen stormed a Catholic church during Sunday mass and killed six people. The attack came just two days after two French soldiers were killed in a special operation to rescue four hostages in Burkina Faso. Acts of terror have been increasing in the West African nation as jihadist groups seek to expand their operations.

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NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at https://youtu.be/I510b1FAEj0

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

滋扰 to cause a disturbance
营救 to rescue
拓展 to expand
攀升 to increase in number

Editor's Note: Chad can be translated to both 查德 and 乍得
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