Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages
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  • calendar-gray 10 May 2019

French officials have said that two soldiers were killed during an operation to rescue four hostages, ONAreports citing Sputnik.

French officials have said that two soldiers were killed in northern Burkina Faso during an operation to rescue four hostages that had been kidnapped in the neighbouring African nation of Benin last week.

According to a spokesperson for Macron, French forces have rescued two French hostages as well as American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso.  

According to a communique issued by Elysee Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed the hostage rescue operation.    

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