Suspects of Israeli embassy attack in Mauritania nabbed

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The Mauritanian military police in the Ajwer district (200 kilometres east of Nouakchott), Friday arrested four persons in conne c tion with the attack on the Israeli embassy in Mauritania, security sources told PANA Saturday.

Three persons whose identities have not been disclosed, had attempted to escape the military police station while getting off the main asphalted road. A fourth suspect was arrested Saturday morning at the police post outside Nouakchott, the sources said.

On Thursday night, six unknown persons with automatic rifles attacked the Isra eli embassy and a night club located in the same area, leaving several people injured in the club. The authorities said Saturday searches were going on to find the alleged authors of the attack.

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