French forces kill al-Qaida military leader in Mali




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French forces have Bah Moussa, a military leader of al-Qaida’ North Africa wing in , Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly said Friday.

“This is a success in the fight against France is leading its in the Sahel,” said Parly.

“A historic figure of the jihadist movement in the Sahel, Bah ag Moussa is considered for several attacks against Malian and international forces,” she added in a .

Moussa, a military leader of the Rally for the Victory of Islam and Muslims, an al-Qaida wing operating in the Sahel region, was on Tuesday during an operation involving significant intelligence resources, ground and helicopters, according to the defence ministry.

France has led a special military operation to curb the insurgency in the Sahel region since 2014.

The Nation