CABINDA, Angola (AP) — Angolan state radio says two people have been arrested and accused of responsibility for a deadly shooting attack on the Togolese football team.
According to the brief statement, the two were arrested Sunday. No other details were immediately available.
Angolan officials have blamed Friday’s ambush on a separatist movement in the northern region of Cabinda, where the attack took place.
The Togolese team was driving to Angola to take part in the African Cup of Nations football tournament when gunmen attacked the bus.
Togo’s assistant coach and team spokesman were killed as was the Angolan bus driver. Eight were wounded, including a goalkeeper who was airlifted to South Africa for treatment.