Terror suspect escapes West African courthouse
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) - April 2, 2008 Sidi Ould Sidna was being interrogated at the main courthouse in Mauritania's capital Wednesday when he asked his guards for permission to go to the bathroom. A witness says the guards allowed him to go in by himself, but did not guard the doorway. When he re-emerged and did not see the guards, Sidna ran for the door, losing himself in the crowd outside. The four French tourists - including two children - were gunned down on a roadside in December.