No Ghanaian casualty

Paris terroristsNo Ghanaian casualty was recorded in last Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, France, the Minister of Communications, Dr. Oma-ne Boamah, has said.

“The government has been in touch with Ghana’s embassy in Paris, and there has been no Ghanaian casualty in the aftermath of the attacks,” he stated, adding, “We will continue to monitor the situation and update Ghanaians on any new developments”.

The Minister was speaking in an interview with The Ghanaian Times yesterday, on updates about the terrorist attacks in Paris.

A total of 129 people were killed, and 352 injured, with 99 of them in critical condition, during the attacks over the weekend.

A minute’s of silence was observed midday yesterday, for all those who died in the attacks, and a three-day national mourning, which started on Sunday, is being observed in France, ending today.

Currently, the State of Emergency declared in the country remains, and all street public gatherings have been prohibited until Thursday, November 19, in Paris and its environs.

One of the terrorists who attacked the concert hall at Bataclan, has been identified as Ismael Omar Mostefai, a French citizen who is already known to the French security.

About six people, including the father, mother and brother of the identified terrorist have been placed under house arrest.

Also, three other people suspected to have been involved in the attacks have been arrested in Brussels.

By Times Reporter

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