Failed French Rescue Attempt Leaves Several Dead In Somalia
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“France says the agent, code-name Denis Allex, was killed in the raid. Al-Shabab insists that Allex, kidnapped in July 2009, “remains safe and far from the location of the battle.”
from NPR,

It’s not clear whether a French intelligence agent is dead or alive after a botched rescue attempt in Somalia on Saturday morning.

“The overnight operation was carried out by French special forces brought in by helicopter to a location in southern Somalia controled by the Islamist al-Shabab movement,” BBC reporter Hugh Scofield told our Newscast unit.

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