6 men linked to Al-Qaida indicted in Mauritania

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April 11, 2007 22:44

 
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A Mauritanian court indicted six men on terror charges Wednesday. The six are thought to belong to a local terror cell linked to Al-Qaida in Islamic North Africa, the group that earlier claimed responsibility for the bombings that ripped through the prime minister's office and a police station in Algiers, killing at least 24 and wounding hundreds. Five of the six were charged with "belonging to a terrorist organization whose aim is undermining national security," said Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Talhata, the country's chief prosecutor. Talhata said authorities had been pursuing the men for three months when they arrested them two weeks ago in Nouakchott. They were caught with a cache of weapons, including Kalashnikov rifles and rocket-propelled grenades.

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