1987 Burkinabé coup d'état facts for kids
Quick facts for kids1987 Burkinabé coup d'état
| Military faction
|Commanders and leaders|
|Thomas Sankara|| Blaise Compaoré
Jean-Baptiste Boukary Lingani
|Casualties and losses|
The 1987 Burkinabé coup d'état was a coup d'état by the Burkina Faso Armed Forces. It happened on 15 October 1987. It was started by Captain Blaise Compaoré against the President Thomas Sankara, who was his friend.
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