France confirms fatalities in attack on Areva plant
AFP · 23 May 2013, 12:57
Published: 23 May 2013 12:57 GMT+02:00
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"It is still too early for a definitive toll from these attacks," French foreign ministry spokesman Philippe Lalliot said, adding: "France extends its condolences to the families of the deceased.
"France condemns these attacks in the strongest terms," he said, adding that France had offered assistance to authorities in Niger.
"France is following the situation, in close contact with authorities in Niger," he said.
Updates to follow