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13 French Troops Died In Midair Collision Between Two Helicopters In Mali

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13 French Troops Died In Midair Collision Between Two Helicopters In Mali

ILLUSTRATIVE: Reuters

13 French troops were killed in a midair collision between two helicopters in Mali on November 26 night. The incident happend during the operation against Islamist militants in the west African country.

French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his “deep sadness” at the crash and stressed the “courage of the French soldiers” in what he called the “hard fight against terrorism” in Africa’s Sahel region.

According to the French military, the incident involved ‘Tigre’ and ‘Cougar’ helicopters.

Since the start of the French military intervention in Mail, 38 French soldiers have been killed. The French operation started afrer armed Islamists revolted in northern Mali in 2012 and captured the city of Timbuktu, threatening to advance into the centre of the country.

Over 4,500 French troops deployed across the Sahel region. They are involved in operations against al-Qaeda and ISIS.

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  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    Accident or as a result of enemy fire?

  • Hasbara Hunter

    Eat that Empereur de Jupitèr et tout le Monde Emmanuelle Macaroni du Rothschilde XVI….
    It doesn’t really matter how them AngloZioNazi-Bodybags return back home…As long as they keep returning back home….

    • Andrei

      That is not right what you say… they fight against jihadists Islamist.. they fight against pure evil….
      You should apologise..😡😡

      • Hasbara Hunter

        Empereur de Jupitèr et tout le Monde Emmanuelle Macaroni du Rothschilde XVI helped creating these Wahhabi-Hempher-Jihadi-Rapists…He should be Executed for War-Crimes & Crimes against Humanity…

  • fayez chergui

    may they burn in hell