At least 18 people were killed in an alleged al-Qaeda-linked attack on a restaurant in Ouagadougou, including at least two attackers and several foreign nationals. The militants attack on Aziz Istanbul restaurant lasted at least eight hours. Local security service declared the area clear the following morning. The attack mirrors a similar assault on the Cappuccino Cafe in the same district in 2016 that resulted in 29 deaths. [source]