French Troops

  • French troops kill two Indians in Africa: France March 26, 2013

    Paris: French troops patrolling the international airport in the capital of the Central African Republic killed two Indian citizens when three vehicles tried to enter the facility, France's defence ministry said on Monday. The ministry said troops at M'Poko airport who had come under fire from an unknown location shot at...
  • Rebels launch surprise attack in Malian town of Gao February 11, 2013

    Gao (Mali): Islamist insurgents launched a surprise raid in the heart of the Malian town of Gao on February 10, battling French and local troops in a blow to efforts to secure Mali's recaptured north. Local residents hid in their homes or crouched behind walls as the crackle of gunfire from...