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France says kills top Al-Qaeda commander in Sahel

France says kills top Al-Qaeda commander in Sahel

French armed forces have killed a top jihadist leader in an air and ground ambush in Mali, the government said on Friday, ending a years-long hunt for a man accused of masterminding the kidnapping of Westerners in the Sahel region.