Figure of the Malian jihad, Hamadou Kouffa eliminated by "Barkhane"

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The French army claims to have "probably" killed the leader of the Macina Liberation Front, one of Mali's most influential jihadist leaders.

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The French army claims to have "probably" killed the leader of the Macina Liberation Front, one of Mali's most influential jihadist leaders.

<p class = "canvas-atom-canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "In French military jargon, we speak "Stunning effect". The scale of the resources deployed is unusual: Mirage 2000 aircraft, Tiger and Gazelle helicopters, Reaper drones, C135 tanker aircraft and maneuver helicopters. Not to mention the soldiers of Barkhane (the French operation in the Sahel) engaged on the ground. A device worthy of the importance of the target: Hamadou Kouffa, one of the most influential jihadist leaders in Mali. "Data-reactid =" 23 "> In French military jargon, we speak "Stunning effect". The scale of the resources deployed is unusual: Mirage 2000 aircraft, Tiger and Gazelle helicopters, Reaper drones, C135 tanker aircraft and maneuver helicopters. Not to mention the soldiers of Barkhane (the French operation in the Sahel) engaged on the ground. A device that lives up to the importance of the target: Hamadou Kouffa, one of the most influential jihadist leaders in Mali.

<p class = "canvas-atom-canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The French army has announced that it has"probably" killed the leader of the Macina Liberation Front, along with a "Thirty terrorists" in "Complex and daring action" conducted in the night from Thursday to Friday in the Mopti region. This Fulani preacher, long known for his widely spread sermons throughout the area, had pledged allegiance to the Touareg Iyad ag-Ghaly, the number 1 Sahelian jihad, himself rallied to al-Qaeda. The merger of their respective groups into a new entity, the Jamaat Nosrat al-Islam wal-Mouslimin (Jnim), was announced in a film released in March 2017. The Jnim is now the deadliest terrorist organization in Mali. . "data-reactid =" 24 "> The French army has announced that it has"probably" killed the leader of the Macina Liberation Front, along with a "Thirty terrorists" in "Complex and daring action" conducted in the night from Thursday to Friday in the Mopti region. This Fulani preacher, long known for his widely spread sermons throughout the area, had pledged allegiance to the Touareg Iyad ag-Ghaly, the number 1 Sahelian jihad, himself rallied to al-Qaeda. The merger of their respective groups into a new entity, the Jamaat Nosrat al-Islam wal-Mouslimin (Jnim), was announced in a film released in March 2017. The Jnim is now the deadliest terrorist organization in Mali. .

Intercommunity clashes

Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm "type =" text "content =" At the beginning of November, Hamadou Kouffa and Iyag ag-Ghaly had once again appeared side by side in a video: the physical meeting of the two most wanted men in the Sahel was considered a snub to Operation Barkhane, for the first time Peul leader who spoke to the camera, Kouffa called on his community to fight against French forces and "Apostates"."data-reactid =" 26 "> At the beginning of November, Hamadou Kouffa and Iyag ag-Ghaly appeared again side by side in a video: the physical meeting of the two most wanted men of the Sahel was considered a The first time, it was the Fulani chief who had spoken to the camera, Kouffa called his community to fight the French forces and the "Apostates".

His death, if confirmed, will have a considerable impact on the Malian jihad. The center, a Peule settlement area, has since this year been the most unstable region in the country. The region of Mopti in particular, where the men of Kouffa control the bush, (…)

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