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French, Mali troops kill, capture 30 jihadists in African Sahel


Troops from France's 126th regiment in Briva-la-Gaillarde "killed or captured 30 jihadists" during a four-month tour of duty in central and eastern Mali as part of Operation Barkhane, the French-led anti-insurgent offensive launched in 2014 aimed at combatting the jihadist threat in Africa's Sahel region.

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