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Mali: 13 French soldiers killed in helicopters collision

ANI | Updated: Nov 26, 2019 16:31 IST

Sahel [Mali], Nov 26 (ANI): Thirteen French soldiers were killed as two helicopters they were travelling in collided with each other during an operation against jihadists in Mali on Tuesday.
The French president's office, in a statement, confirmed the death toll and said the accident occurred between a Tigre and Cougar helicopters, Sputnik reported.
Among the victims were six army officers, six non-commissioned officers, and one corporal.
The reason of collision is yet to be cleared. (ANI)

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