March 6th, 2013
08:14 PM ET

French soldier killed in Mali

A French soldier was killed during a clash with Islamist fighters early Wednesday in northern Mali, the French Defense Ministry said. Four French soldiers have been killed in Mali since the beginning of France's military intervention there in January.

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  1. Name s kel

    when bullets fly both ways its bound to happen.

    March 6, 2013 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Jeff Frank (R-Ohio) "Right Wing Insanity"

    Friendly fire isn't.

    March 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Name s kel

      its not fun getting shot at, been there done that even shooting back.

      March 7, 2013 at 9:58 am | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    Again playing with the spin 'Islamist' by design.
    This 'intervention' as predicted has already 'mutated' into insurgency. Perhaps for decades. great way to go France into folly.
    Should have learned from Iraq & Afghanistan. but you had to parade around your hardware too.

    March 7, 2013 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |