The French military intervention in Mali (Bamako)
Written by dumont78
on 22 February 2013 à 09:41
The 11th January 2013, sign the beginning of the French militaary intervention in Bamako, an operation called Serval. There are 3000 French soldiers engaged on that operation. After the help request from the president of Mali, they brought their support in the aim of repel the terrorist's element. "This operation will last the necessary time" quote François Hollande, the Président of the France. Acccording to a source, seven soldiers were in hostage, we don't know yet if they were freed or if they died. The 13th January, 550 soldiers were already on the spot but sooner other Special Forces units will join them. Althrough the French army remains alone on the field, Us Army and other country has launched military on the sky. After three weeks to fight back, the soldiers succeed their goal: repel the offensives. Already two soldiers have died since the beginning of the operation.