Africa

  • People walk through the heavily shelled police station in Gao, northern Mali, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • French and Malian troops man a checkpoint at the entrance of Gao, northern Mali, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • A Malian soldier takes cover behind a truck during exchanges of fire in Gao, northern Mali, Feb. 10, 2013.
  • French soldiers secure the evacuation of foreigners during exchanges of fire in Gao, northern Mali, Feb. 10, 2013.

Malian, French Forces Repel Islamist Assault on Gao

Published February 11, 2013

French and Malian soldiers are on high alert in the northern town of Gao, a day after Islamist militants launched an assault to retake the city.


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