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Mauritania: Foreign tourists arrested over 'sex' video

Nouakchott, 5 Nov. (AKI) - Five foreign tourists and four Mauritanian women were arrested after being caught allegedly filming a pornographic video in a tent on the outskirts of Akjtout, located in western Mauritania.

Mauritanian police arrested the foreigners and the local women during a night patrol in the area and after seeing electricity generators and a videocamera, said news agency Al-Akhbar on Thursday.

The five tourists, who have not been identified, were described as "western tourists" and were reportedly arrested "in flagrancy of the crime".

All the material at the tent - located two kilometres off a main road - was confiscated by police and all those arrested were interrogated by police.

They are reported to have confessed that they were filming a pornographic video with Mauritanian women.




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