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RAF plane to help French operation in Mali

An RAF transport plane has landed in France to help with the country's military operations in Mali.

It's the first of two British aircraft which will transport troops and equipment to the west African state.

France is engaged in fierce fighting against al-Qaeda-linked militants in the north of Mali.

Richard Galpin reports.

  • 13 Jan 2013
  • From the section Africa
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