Saturday, July 4, 2020

Al-Qaeda chief in north Africa Abdelmalek Droukdel killed – France



France says it has killed the leader of al-Qaeda in north Africa, Abdelmalek Droukdel, in an operation in Mali.

Defence Minister Florence Parly said Droukdel along with members of his inner circle had been killed in the north of the country.

She added that French forces had also captured a senior Islamic State group commander in Mali in an operation in May

According to her the  operations had dealt severe blows to the terrorist groups