29 January 2013

Mauritania: Nation Arrests Aqim Suspects

Brakna regional security services arrested three salafists in Chegar, Al Akhbar reported on Monday (January 28th). The alleged al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb members were transported to Nouakchott for further investigation.

Since the outbreak of the Mali conflict, Mauritanian police have reportedly increased surveillance of extremists.

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