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France: Hundreds of Islamist militants killed in Mali

The French government says that several hundred Islamist militants have been killed since France launched its military offensive to help Malian forces recover the north of the country.

It's also emerged that anti-terror police have arrested four suspects in the Paris region in a crackdown on Islamist militant networks.

Hugh Schofield reports from Paris.

  • 06 Feb 2013
  • From the section Africa