Attack on tourists in Merzouga: the authorities deny

According to the local authorities was the new year peacefully and without incident.

"The festivities organized in the region Merzouga, on the occasion of the new year, took place under normal circumstances and there was no incident recorded", the wilaya of the Darâa-Tafilalet region in a statement via the Moroccan Press Office folder.

"News reports that indicate that foreign tourists have gone through difficult times after the power failure in a tourist camp in the region are unfounded allegations during the new year's celebration, Merzouga and falsehoods", said the statement.

The authorities stress that the festivities that took place this year in the region in question took place, under normal circumstances, characterized by drastic security measures, and there were no incidents reported.