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France says soldier, hostage killed in Somalia rescue attempt

“French forces swooped into Somalia for a rescue mission under the cover of darkness, leading to a fierce gunbattle with militants who killed the hostage, the French defense ministry said Saturday.
The raid Friday night also left a French soldier and 17 Islamist fighters dead, according to the French ministry. Another soldier went missing.”

Source:France says soldier, hostage killed in Somalia rescue attempt – CNN.com

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