Main suspect in murder of RFI journalists killed by French strike in northern Mali

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    French soldiers have killed a #Malian #jihadist suspected of being responsible for the #kidnapping and #deaths of two #French #journalists in 2013, Defence Minister Florence #Parly said Friday. Parly said French forces in the #Sahel region had killed “four terrorists” in an operation in northern Mali on June 5, including Bayes Ag Bakabo, the prime suspect in the deaths of #RFIradio reporters Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon. FRANCE 24 reporter and specialist in jihadism Wassim Nasr on the killing of the main suspect in the 2013 abduction and murder of two RFI journalists.

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