A French soldier was killed in a clash with an armed militant group in Mali on Friday, the French presidential administration said in a statement.
More than 50. French soldiers. Al-Qaeda-linked militants who seized cities and towns in northern Mali a year ago have been killed in the region since Paris intervened in 2013 to drive them out.
The Ministry of the Armed Forces extends its deepest condolences to the family, relatives and brothers of Master Corporal Maxim Blasco, who was martyred for France while fighting terrorists during the September 24 operation in Mali. # MPLF pic.twitter.com/s0Xc6Vcy9J.
Ministry of Armed Forces (meArmees_Gouv) September 24, 2021.
French forces. Earlier this month He said he had killed an Islamic State-linked West African leader in a drone strike in northern Mali.
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