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Mauritanian president shot, wounded

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, October 13, 2012 20:29 EDT
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Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was shot and wounded as he was drove through the capital Nouakchott Saturday, but his life is not in danger, a security source told AFP.

Abdel Aziz was hit in the arm by a bullet that a motorist fired at him as he was driving towards Tweila, around 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of the capital, said the source.

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