Mali conflict: US begins French troop airlifts

January 22, 2013   // 0 Comments

The US C17s are helping to move heavy, bulky equipment to Mali from France The US military has begun airlifting French soldiers and equipment to Mali to support their operation against Islamist militants. Five US flights had already landed in the capital, Bamako, with more planned in the coming days, a spokesman said. France began its intervention nearly two weeks ago with the aim of halting th...

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