Death sentence for Al-Qaeda youths in Mauritania French killings

25th May 2010, Comments 0 comments

A Mauritanian court on Tuesday sentenced three young Al-Qaeda members to death for the murder of four French tourists in 2007 in the south of the country.

"The court has decided to sentence to death Mohamed Ould Chabarnou, Maarouf Ould Haiba and Sidi Ould Sidna," court president Ould Khaya said in Arabic as he read out the verdict.

© 2010 AFP

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