Soldier burning seized ammunition
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French army footage shows destruction of Mali ammunition

8 March 2013 Last updated at 23:59 GMT

The French army has released video footage of their military operations in Mali.

Troops have started to withdraw from Timbuktu after securing the city and have been carrying out operations in the north and east of the country.

Thomas Fessy reports from Gao where soldiers have been destroying ammunition and searching for extremists.