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Mali, Mauritania: Hostage Michel Germaneau Killed in Failed Raid as Tension Rises

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, France, Mali, Mauritania, Breaking News, International Relations, War & Conflict

A French-Mauritanian raid to free French aid worker Michel Germaneau inside Malian territory has raised tension [1] [Fr] between the two nations [2], Diaspora Sahauri blog reports. The 78-year-old engineer  Germaneau was killed [3] after the failed attempt to free him.