France's President Francois Hollande attends the India-France Economic Conference in Mumbai February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiquil
French soldier killed in northern Mali: Hollande
Posted : Tuesday, 19 February 2013 12:07PM
PARIS (Reuters) - A French soldier has been killed while fighting Islamist rebels in northern Mali, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday.
"A legionnaire from the 22nd parachute regiment has died in a clash with Islamists in northern Mali," Hollande told reporters on a visit to Athens.
(Reporting By Vicky Buffery; Editing by Michael Roddy)
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