In Mali eliminated the leader of "al-Qaeda" in North Africa

The leader of the terrorist organization al-Qaeda in North Africa, Abdelmalek Droukdel and the people around him neutralized in the result of the operation in Northern Mali, said French defense Minister Florence Parlee.

"The French forces with the support of partners 3 Jun neutralized Emir "of al Qaeda* in the Islamic Maghreb" (AQMI) of Abdelmalek Brookdale and many of his closest collaborators during the operation in Northern Mali," wrote parley in your Twitter feed.

She noted that Droukdel "in charge of all the groups of "al-Qaeda" in North Africa and the Sahel region".

*Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization