Al Qaeda's North African wing is very well recognized as al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, stated that they are responsible for previous week's kidnapping in Niger of five French nationals, on Tuesday the Arabic-language news group Al-Jazeera reported that.
The news agency showed an audio recording of a voice that is identified as of Salah Abou Mohammed the spokesman for AQIM. CNN was not straight away able to freely verify the report.
The security was strong in the place and there were many security guards there, soldiers of Islam took in charge of all kidnapped five French nuclear experts that were working for the company Areva and all security. The company professes liability for this blessed operation, as reported by al-Jazeera.
And they will like to direct the French government that the demands will be made by mujahedeen soon. Further they warned not to take any unwise actions against them.
Last week in West African nation of Niger, Seven people associated to a French nuclear energy company were kidnapped.
The worker of Areva and his wife were amongst those who were abducted from the northern town of Arlit, the company expressed that Areva is mining uranium for past long time in Niger which is amongst the poorest countries in the world.