Update 2019-06-10: According to recent reports, the attackers belonged to the ethnic Fulani group.
2019-06-10: Overnight Monday (09/10 June, local time), dozens of people were killed in an attack by gunmen on the village Sobane-Kou in Koundou district. So far 95 fatalities were counted, but is it possible that the number will increase. The village was inhabited by an ethnic Dogon community. There was no information on the identity of the attackers.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.