Security forces outside the General Staff of the Armed Forces building in central Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Saturday March 3, 2018. (AP Photo/ Ludivine Laniepce)
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A suspected key figure in the deadly Burkina Faso attacks has been arrested, a government source said Sunday, adding the assailants had seemingly benefited from infiltrating the army.The suspect could be "one of the brains" behind Friday's attacks that left seven soldiers dead, the source told AFP. The suspect in custody was arrested several hours after Friday's twin attacks on the French Embassy and the country's military headquarters in the capital Ouagadougou, a government source said.The source added nine assailants were killed, one more than previously reported.
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