Thursday, September 16, 2021

Leader of Islamic State in Greater Sahara Killed By French Forces In Southern Mali


Euronews: Leader of Islamic State in Greater Sahara 'neutralised' by French troops, Macron says 

The leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS), Adnan Abou Walid al-Sahrawi, was killed by French forces, President Emmanuel Macron announced early on Thursday. 

"This is another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel," Macron added. 

"The nation is thinking tonight of all its heroes who died for France in the Sahel in the Serval and Barkhane operations, of the bereaved families, of all of its wounded," Macron also said. 

"Their sacrifice is not in vain."  

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More News On The Death Of Islamic State Leader Adnan Abou Walid al-Sahrawi 

Sahrawi: The top Sahel jihadist killed in French 'opportunistic hit' -- France 24  

France calls killing of Islamic State leader big victory -- AP  

ISIS chief in Sahara killed by French forces, Macron says -- CNN  

Head of Islamic State in Sahara killed by French troops - Macron -- BBC 

Islamic State: France says it has killed Adnan Abu Walid al Sahrawi, the terror group's leader in the Greater Sahara -- SKY News  

Macron hails death of ISIS terrorist who killed US troops as major win -- FOX News 

French soldiers kill Islamic State leader in Sahel, Macron says -- DW


Adam said...

Finally a bit of good news for the French in mali?

Anonymous said...

The French or least their leadershit had wanted to pull French troops out. There is good news and bad news. The good news is they got el jefe. The bad news is that he is easily replaceable. What is needed now is relentless pursuit AL Qaeda in the Maghreb or a photo op of Macron fast roping to a submarine.