In the night from Thursday to Friday, during an operation in the centre of the African country of Mali. The French army “turned off about thirty terrorists”, reported the commander-in-chief of the French army.
According to Secretary of Defence Florence Parly, a “major terrorist detachment has been neutralized” in the “complex and courageous” operation in the Mopti region. Among the disabled people there was probably also one of the chief deputies of terrorist leader Iyad ag Ghali.
Parly says that a “serious blow has been handed out to a particularly brutal terror organization”. Which repeatedly targeted citizens.