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Attack at the car trapped: several French military injured in Mali
© Benoit Tessier A French soldier during Operation Barkhane in Gossi in Mali, July 30, 2019. Monday morning, a French vehicle of Operation Barkhane Has been targeted by an attack at the car trap while patrolling the streets of Gossi, a city in the center of Mali. A huge gray smoke column was visible in the surrounding area. Several French civilians were injured, confirmed the staff of the armies, which stated that the soldiers were "being evacuated to [...] Gao", where Barkhane has a surgical a
The French forces killed the head of the group Jihadiste Islamic State at Grand Sahara (Eigs), Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahraoui, a "major success", announced Presidentin the night of Wednesday to Thursday. "This is a major major success in the fight against terrorist groups in Sahel," said French president on Twitter. This summer, in June and July, Paris had already announced the death or capture of several senior executives of the EITS by the French Force Barkhane and its partners, as part of its strategy to target the leaders and executives of the Jihadist organizations.
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Adnan Abu Walid Al Sahraoui, Head of the Terrorist Group Islamic State at Grand Sahara has been neutralized by the French forces. This is a major major success in the fight we are conducting terrorist groups in the Sahel.- Emmanuel Macron (@emmanuelmacron)
The leader of the eigs "died as a result of a striking of the Barkhane force," said French minister of the French Florence Parly, in his side. Also saluting "a decisive blow against this terrorist group. Our fight continues".The EITS, a "priority enemy"
The EITS, created in 2015 by Adnan Abu Walid Al-Sahraoui, former member of the Polisario Front, then from the Djihadist Al-Qaeda movement in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), had been appointed As "priority enemy" in the Sahel, at the Pau Summit (southwestern France), in January 2020.
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It is considered to be at the maneuver of most attacks in the region of the "Three Frontières", a vast space with vague outlines on horseback on Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, countries that matter among the countries. poorer people in the world. This zone is the recurrent target of attacks of two jihadist armed groups: the Islamic state at Grand Sahara (Eigs) and the Support Group for Islam and Muslims (GSIM), affiliated with Al Qaeda.
The EITS perpetrated particularly deadly attacks, aimed at civilian and military, Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. He had targeted US soldiers in a deadly attack in October 2017, during which four American soldiers of the special forces and four Nigerians were killed in Tongo Tongo, near Mali, southwestern Niger .
At the end of 2019, the EIG led a series of magnitude attacks against military bases in Mali and Niger. And 9 August 2020, in Niger, the head of the EIFs had personally ordered the assassination of six French humanitarian workers and their guide and driver Nigeriens.This attacks on young people engaged in the humanitarian had aroused a strong emotion in France and Niger, then classified in the red zone, "formally decouked", with the exception of the capital Niamey, by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs."We will continue this fight"
after more than eight years of important commitment, Emmanuel Macron announced in June a reduction of the French military presence at the Sahel and the end of the Operation Antijahist Barkhane in favor of a tightened device, Renewed on counter-terrorism operations and the accompaniment to the fight of local armies, around an international alliance associating Europeans.
"The nation think tonight to all his heroes for France in the Sahel in the Serval and Barkhane operations, to the bereaved families, to all his wounded. Their sacrifice is not vain. With our African, European and American partners, We will pursue this fight, "added Emmanuel Macron in another tweet.
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