Ghana is on high alert over a possible attack by alleged bandits from neighbouring Burkina Faso, officials say.
Top security chiefs across Northern Ghana have been alerted through an internal memo as the bandits plan to attack Bolgatanga, the capital of the Upper East Region, and its environs.
The memo said the suspects who are in possession of “military grade weapons” may have already infiltrated parts of the Northern Region.
The alert follows a recent attack by bandits in a village in Burkina Faso which resulted in the killing of over 100 people, forcing many to flee for safety.
In Ghana, officials arrested 19 migrants, consisting of 13 males and six females, who travelled through unapproved routes on the Gwollu stretch in Sissala West, the district sharing a border with Burkina Faso.
They have since been handed over to the Burkina Faso authorities on the other side of the border.
SOURCE: DAILY MAIL GH