France kills al-Qaida head of North Africa | News | DW


French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly confirmed on Friday that France and its military partners had killed Abdelmalek Droukdal, the North African head of the terror network, al-Qaida. Parly said Droukdal and some of his “close collaborators” were killed during an operation in the West African country of Mali.

Parly also revealed that France had captured Mohamed el Mrabat, a senior IS commander in Mali, in May. France has about 5,100 forces in the North Africa region.

Read more: Mali’s security crisis: A cycle of exploitation and corruption

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