Nana Toure, a displaced woman from Timbuktu
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Displaced Timbuktu residents' hopes after seizure of Gao

Residents who fled the city of Timbuktu after Islamic extremists occupied it more than nine months ago have welcomed the news that French and Malian military forces have reached the nearby city of Gao.

These displaced residents spoke of their hopes for the rest of northern Mali.

  • 28 Jan 2013
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