A Terrorist Attack In Togo Kills Seven Children

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Citizens Said They Were Woken By A Big Explosion On Saturday In The Savanes Region

An Islamic terrorist group has bombed a town in the Savanes Region of Northern Togo, killing seven children.

The explosion was reported to have been heard in neighbouring Benin and Burkina Faso, and had woken up citizens of the region trying to get a lay in before the day began.

Islamic extremism has spread from the Middle East along with North and East Africa to Western and Central Africa, with aid coming from the Islamic State and al-Qaeda.

To Togolese Army has been enforcing martial law across the country following the attack, and is hunting those responsible.

A spokesman for the Togolese Army stated that: “An investigation is ongoing to determine the circumstances of this explosion and identify the perpetrators”.