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Mauritania: Confusion Reigns over “Accidental” Shots that Wounded President Aziz

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Europe, France, Mauritania, Breaking News, International Relations, Politics

@weddady: [1] The official version on Aziz being “wounded lightly” was completely nonsense. He is seriously injured à la Dadis Camara.. #Mauritania [2]

Twitter update from Mauritanian activist Nasser Waddady upon hearing official reports that Mauritanian president Aziz was accidentally shot [3] (video [4] of Aziz at a Nouakchott hospital). Aziz was then airlifted to a Hospital in Clamart, France for treatments (video [5]).  Mauritanian blogger Vlane wonders why Aziz did not seek treatments in neighboring countries [6] instead of France [fr].