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Latest update : 2013-03-08

On patrol with the French military in Northern Mali

French President François Hollande has said he'll pull troops out of Mali by the end of April. The move came as it was announced that another French soldier had been killed in the country, the fourth since France launched a military intervention against jihadists that were threatening stability in the African state. But there is still a job to do; France 24 reporter Matthieu Mabin joined a patrol in the mountainous northern region, where French soldiers are still flushing out insurgents.

By Matthieu Mabin

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