URGENT ¥¥¥ French soldier, 'terrorists' killed in clash in north Mali

A French soldier and several "terrorists" were killed during a "serious clash" in northern Mali, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.

Hollande, speaking during a visit to Athens, said the legionnaire from the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment died during an ongoing special forces operation in the mountainous Iforhas region.