Three Red Cross officials missing in northern Mali

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 18, 2016 12:51 PM

DAKAR (Reuters) - Three officials with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have been missing since Saturday in northern Mali, a spokesman for the organization said on Monday.

"The ICRC lost contact with one of its vehicles on Saturday," an ICRC spokesman in Bamako, Valery Mbaoh Nana, said. "The last contact we had, they told us that they were accosted by someone on a motorcycle."

(Reporting by Marine Pennetier; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg and John Stonestreet)