• Malian soldiers guard suspected Islamist extremists after throwing them in the back of the army truck in Gao, Mali, January 29, 2013.
  • A Malian soldier pushes suspected Islamist extremists into the back of an army truck in Gao, Mali, January 29, 2013.
  • Chadian soldiers patrol the streets of Gao, Mali, January 29, 2013.
  • A Malian soldier displays ammunition seized from Islamist rebels after their departure from Timbuktu, Mali, January 29, 2013.
  • This photo released by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office shows a French soldier guarding Timbuktu airport, Mali, January 28, 2013.
  • This photo released by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office shows a crowd cheering the arrival of French soldiers in Timbuktu, Mali, January 28, 2013.
  • A Malian family's taxi is searched at a checkpoint on the Gao road outside Sevare, 620 kilometers north of Mali's capital Bamako, January 27, 2013.
  • A man rides past the well where U.N. director of Human Rights Watch Philippe Bolopion says the bodies of suspected Islamist rebels were dumped, Sevare, Mali, January 28, 2013.
  • A mosque damaged in fighting between French-backed Malian troops and al-Qaida-linked militants is seen in the recently liberated town of Konna, Mali, January 27, 2013.
  • Storage lockers at a fish market used as a military base by al-Qaida-linked militants are seen in Konna, Mali, January 27, 2013.
  • Malian soldier Ousmane Cisse stands guard on an open road outside Sevare, Mali, January 27, 2013.
  • Malian soldiers ride in an army pickup truck in Diabaly, January 26, 2013.

ການຕໍ່ສູ້ຍັງສືບຕໍ່ ມີມາຢູ່ໃນມາລີ

Published January 30, 2013

French forces have entered Kidal, the last major stronghold of Islamist militants who seized control of northern Mali last year.