Six million face masks meant for the German army to protect them against the novel coronavirus have disappeared in Kenya.
The defence ministry in Berlin confirmed the shocking news saying they are yet to find out what happened.
Last week, German publication De Spiegel reported that the masks went missing at a Kenyan airport at the end of last week.
We are trying to find out what happened” to the massive order of protective equipment meeting the FFP2 standard for protection against particles and aerosols.
A spokeswoman said.
It was not immediately clear why the shipment was transiting via the East African country, the spokeswoman added.
German army shipment of 6 million face masks needed to protect against the coronavirus has vanished at the airport in Kenya, the defense ministry in Berlin has confirmed.
It was not clear why the shipment was transiting via the Kenya,the spokeswoman said.
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