French troops killed the leader of the “Islamic state in Big Sahara”, said French President Emmanuel Macron. The organization is the form of the game.
“Adnan Abu Valid Al-Sakhraui, the leader of the terrorist group” IG in Big Sahara “, was neutralized by French troops. This is another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in Sachel,” wrote Macron on Twitter, promising to continue the struggle with terrorism.
Head of the Ministry of Armed Forces France Flores Parley reported that the leader of the organization killed the Military Operations “Barhan”. She congratulated those who participated in the search and elimination of the leader of the terrorist structure.
France conducts the operation “Barhan” since 2014. Her goal is to combat terrorists in Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger and Chad. It involves more than 5 thousand people.