Ruins of building in Konna
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Mali: French-led soldiers 'in control of Gao'

French-led troops in Mali have taken control of the northern town of Gao, the French defence ministry has said.

The town was previously a stronghold of Islamist fighters after it was seized by an alliance of Tuareg

The BBC's Mark Doyle has been to Konna, the first town that was recaptured from the Islamists.

  • 26 Jan 2013
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