French forces kill Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leader: minister (45)

RFI 2020.06.06 03:16
Paris (AFP) French forces have killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdel, in Mali, French Defence Minister Florence Parly said on Friday. Droukdel was killed on Thursday in the northwest Mali town of Tessalit. "Many of his close associates" were also "neutralised", said Parly. "Abdelmalek Droukdel, member of Al-Qaeda's ruling committee, commanded the
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