|1987 Burkinabé coup d'état|
|Commanders and leaders|
Jean-Baptiste Boukary Lingani
The 1987 Burkinabé coup d'état was a coup d'état by the Burkina Faso Armed Forces. It happened in Ouagadougou on 15 October 1987. It was started by Captain Blaise Compaoré against the President Thomas Sankara, who was his friend.
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- "A FRIENDSHIP DIES IN A BLOODY COUP". The New York Times. 26 October 1987. Retrieved 22 December 2018.