Skip to comments.Al-Qaeda commander Abou Zeid killed by French forces in Mali mountains
Posted on 03/02/2013 1:27:55 PM PST by the scotsman
'A prominent Al-Qaeda leader has been killed by French and Chadian troops in northern Mali, the President of Chad confirmed yesterday.
Abdelhamid Abou Zeid, senior commander in Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), was killed among 40 other Islamist fighters three days ago in the foothills of the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains.
A U.S. official said the reports of Abou Zeid's death appear credible and that Washington would view his death as a serious blow to Al-Qaeda's north Africa wing.'
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Also Mokhtar Belmokhta was reported killed today:
Funny how even the FRENCH don’t have the insane ROE that the Americans have in Afghanistan...
French Fried Bananas
Via La France! Doing the work America doesn’t have the balls for. I never thought I would see this day. I am glad my father is dead so as to not see how the USA has stumbled. The French! Who would have thunk it. Bless em! let they continue their war on the foes of civilization until the threat is gone.