Terrorists kill pastor, four churchgoers in Burkina Faso
The attack on a Protestant church occurred in the village of Silgadji in the northern province of Soum, said the broadcaster.
The motive behind the attack remained unclear on Monday, but Burkina Faso regularly suffers attacks from radical groups.
The attack took place days before German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, is scheduled to visit Burkina Faso.
Ms Merkel will arrive on Wednesday for a state visit in the capital, Ouagadougou. (dpa/NAN)