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65 Islamic rebels, 13 Chad troops killed in Mali

The Chadian army says that its troops killed 65 Islamic extremist rebels and destroyed five vehicles in fierce fighting northern Mali.

 

The Chadian military said in a statement Saturday on state broadcasting that 13 Chadian soldiers were also killed and six were wounded in the fighting Friday in northern Mali. The statement said the clashes were in the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains of northeastern Mali. (AP)