The Islamic State had destroyed relics dating back more than 2,000 years.
Concerns about the rising insecurity in Burkina have led to many protests
As many as 3,000 people fled to neighboring Dori, where aid agencies are located, a local official said.
Leaders of the Chaldean Catholic church joined 40 other religious figures from Kakai, Shia, Sunni and Yazidi communities.
The terrorist group justified the massacre as a revenge for US airstrike.
The Jihad Analytics data also showed that while Nigeria has recorded 162 IS operations since January 2022, Iraq has recorded 120.
The rebel group has been accused of causing thousands of deaths in the DRC since 2013.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Christmas Day suicide bombing that killed at least five people in the DRC.
Civilians are subject to grave acts of violence and human rights violations at the hands of extremist groups.