French military officer murdered, 9 militaries hurt in mortar assault in Mali

(MENAFN) In line with the administration declaration, top French military worker was murdered while working and nine militaries were wounded after the Barkhane military camp in Mali was struck by rockets.

French Leader Emmanuel Macron's office stated that Brigadier Alexandre Martin of the 54th Hyeres artillery regiment was murdered in a gun assault on a camp in Gao, northern Mali.

According to the report from the Elysee Palace "France is determined to continue the fight against terrorism in the region, alongside its partners."

This is the first attack from the time when France stated an armed drawdown targeted at dropping groups’ placement by next year and starting a European association to fight violence.


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