CHINESE AND MAURITANIAN WORKERS ABDUCTED IN MALI

July 19, 2021

THREE CHINESE NATIONALS AND TWO MAURITANIANS, HAVE BEEN ABDUCTED FROM A CONSTRUCTION SITE IN SOUTH-WESTERN MALI.

A MAURITANIAN NEWS AGENCY, REPORTED THAT THE GUNMEN ARRIVED ON MOTORBIKES AND FLED WITH THE HOSTAGES.


THE MILITARY IN MALI SAID THE GUNMEN ALSO MADE OFF WITH FIVE PICK-UP TRUCKS.


NO GROUP HAS SAID IT CARRIED OUT THE ATTACK, BUT CORRESPONDENTS SAY IT IS SUSPECTED TO HAVE BEEN CARRIED OUT BY JIHADIST MILITANTS, LINKED TO AL-QAEDA OR THE ISLAMIC STATE GROUP.