Hollande says Islamist 'leaders' killed in Mali

French president does not name 'terrorist leaders' killed in recent fighting in Mali, where a fourth member of French forces died on Wednesday.

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French President François Hollande said on Wednesday a military campaign against Islamist rebels in Mali has killed "terrorist leaders", without clarifying whether he was referring to two al Qaeda commanders reported dead last week, while also on Wednesday a  French soldier was reported to have been killed in the fighting, reports Reuters.