Africa

    • A French soldier holds his weapon in the village of Sarakala, Mali, January 18, 2013.
    • Goats walk past a French military convoy refuelling in Markala, Mali, January 18, 2013.
    • People cross a strategic bridge over a dam on the Niger River secured by French forces in Markala, Mali, January 18, 2013.
    • A Malian soldier checks the identity of people crossing a strategic bridge over a dam on the Niger River secured by French forces in Markala, Mali, January 18, 2013.
    • French military vehicles drive to the north of Mali, at an undisclosed location, January 16, 2013. (French Army Communication Audiovisual Office)
    • French helicopters are towed to the military side of Bamako's airport, Mali, January 16, 2013.
    • A motorcyclist waves his support as French troops in two armored personnel carriers drive through Mali's capital Bamako on the road to Mopti, January 15, 2013.
    • French soldiers walk past a hangar they are staying at the Malian army air base in Bamako, January 14, 2013.
    • French soldiers test equipment at the Malian air base in Bamako, January 14, 2013.
    • French air force technicians work on a Mirage F-1 fighter jet at the Malian army air base in Bamako, January 14, 2013.
    • A French soldiers lies on his mattress in a hangar at the Malian army air base in Bamako, January 14, 2013.

    French Forces in Mali

    Published January 16, 2013

    French and regional forces pour into Mali to fight a rebel offensive


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