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A Barkhane soldier seriously injured by an IED

(B2) A French soldier was seriously injured on Saturday December 7, 2019 in Mali in the explosion of an artisanal mine (IED) announces RFI (Radio France International). The explosion took place at the end of the morning on a track which connects Niamey (Niger) to Gao situ (Mali). The injured man was repatriated to France by air.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).