Friday, January 11, 2013

BBC News - Mali and France 'push back Islamists'

President Hollande: "This operation will last as long as necessary"

Government forces in Mali say they have regained territory from Islamist militants following air strikes by the French military.

Malian officials said they had taken back the strategic central town of Konna, which rebels had secured just a day earlier as they pushed south. 

The news came hours after France announced it had begun military operations in support of Mali's army.

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