Two Danish journalists wounded in Gabon knife attack
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Two Danish nationals were wounded Saturday in a knife attack in Gabon's capital apparently committed in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims", a minister said.
The two men, who were reporters for the National Geographic magazine, were stabbed while shopping in a popular tourist area, said defence minister Etienne Massard.
"According to the first testimonies at the scene, the assailant, a 53-year-old Nigerian man, shouted 'Allahu Akbar' ("God is Greatest") during the attack. He was arrested on the spot," said Massard.
The two victims were sent to a hospital in the capital Libreville, one in a serious condition, government spokesman Alain-Claude Bilie By Nze told AFP.