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Mauritania President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who was "lightly wounded" after a military patrol accidentally fired on his convoy on Saturday, is currently undergoing treatment at a military hospital in the capital Nouakchott, a source at the presidency and two military sources told Reuters.
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was "lightly wounded" after a Mauritanian military patrol accidentally opened fire on his convoy on Saturday, a government spokesman confirmed.
They said Abdel Aziz was traveling by road when the incident occurred.
Security forces blocked roads leading to the hospital, witnesses said.