#AceWorldNews – MALI:Dec.11 – French forces in Mali have killed a senior commander of the al Mourabitoun Islamist group who was wanted by the US, Reuters reported.
‘al Mourabitoun Islamist group ‘
An overnight operation was carried out in the northern region of Gao, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Thursday.
‘Ahmed al Tilemsi ‘
Ahmed al Tilemsi was a founding member of the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJWA).
It merged with fighters loyal to veteran Islamist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar to form al Mourabitoun last year.