French army kills 11 fighters in northern Mali

French forces killed at least 11 fighters in operation that was carried out around a hundred kilometres north of Timbuktu.

French army kills 11 fighters in northern Mali

World Bulletin / News Desk

French forces killed at least 11 fighters and seized large amounts of weapons and ammunition during an operation in Mali's northern region of Timbuktu, a French army source in Mali said on Friday.

"The operation was carried out on Wednesday night around a hundred kilometres north of Timbuktu," the source said, requesting anonymity. "Eleven terrorists were killed and one French soldier was wounded."

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