Al-Qaeda leader Abdelmalik killed in North Africa, the French army was looking for him for 7 years
- Terrorist Abdelmalik Drokdale was active in several countries of North Africa including Mali, Chad, Burkina Faso
- French Defense Minister told- Abdel and his close friends were hiding in the Algerian hills during the operation.
Abdelmalik was the greatest leader of terrorists in North Africa. He used to connect the terrorists with his organization Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam Vall-Muslimeen
France and Mali forces killed al-Qaeda leader Abdelmalik Drokdel in North Africa in a joint operation. On Friday, French Defense Minister Florence Perley said that on June 3, our army, along with local security forces, attacked the secret hideout of terrorist Abdel and his associates. When they hid in the mountainous region of northern Algeria. Several terrorists associated with Abdel and al-Qaeda were killed in the operation.
According to the news agency Reuters, French security forces had been looking for Abdelmalik for the past 7 years. He was the greatest leader of terrorists in North Africa. He used to connect local terrorists with his organization Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam Vall-Muslimeen (JNIM). This organization is an al-Qaeda affiliate organization. The terror of JNIM was spreading in surrounding countries including Mali and Burkina Faso.
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French Defense Minister Parley said that since 2013 we have 5200 soldiers stationed in North Africa. On 19 May, we succeeded in capturing the infamous terrorist Mohammed Al Marabat, the leader of the Islamic State in Greater Sahara. In both these operations, our army got the support of local agencies.