Islamic State says it caused French army helicopter collision in Mali
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  • 22:36 28 November 2019

Islamic State says it caused French army helicopter collision in Mali

 Islamic State said on Thursday that its West African branch had caused a helicopter collision in Mali in which 13 French soldiers were killed this week, but it did not provide any evidence for its claim, the SITE intelligence group reported, APA rpeorts quoting Reuters.

The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) said the helicopters collided after one of them retreated under fire from ISWAP fighters, according to a statement shared by U.S.-based SITE, Qwhich monitors jihadist websites.

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