Burkinabe revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara 'shot seven times'

Thomas Sankara

In this file photo taken on September 2, 1986, Captain Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso gives a press conference during a non-aligned summit in Harare.

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Burkina Faso's revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, who was gunned down during a coup in 1987, was shot at least seven times by assassins using tracer rounds, experts have told a long-awaited trial into his killing.

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