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Dakar 2008: Organisers to check security conditions in Mauritania.

Following the tragic events that happened in Mauritania on Monday, the organisers of the Dakar have decided to go to Nouakchott tomorrow, Thursday the 27th of December to meet during the days to come, the Mauritanian authorities and the members of the French Embassy in order to evaluate the situation with them and make sure that all the elements are united so that the country can welcome the 2008 Dakar in the best possible security conditions.

On 24th December, or a group of French tourists was attacked near Aleg (250 km east of Nouakchott), four were killed, one more injured seriously. The Mauritanian police seeks for three people, two of them already arrested for being members of a terrorist group close to Al-Qaeda in 2006.

2007/12/26 | 23:42 CET | Editor: MR/ASO/Rita Konya

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