French Foreign Legionnaires kill two jihadists in Mali – March 2020



A squadron of the 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment intercepts two jihadists in the Liptako Gourma region, close to the borders of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. Jihadists might have belonged to the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara.
March 2020

Opération Barkhane is a French-led operation taking place in Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad. These countries have gathered in the G5 Sahel to coordinate their efforts against terrorist groups. Opération Barkhane was launched on August 1, 2014 and has been tasked with fighting islamist insurgency in Sahel region, after the victorious French-Malian offensive to recapture Northern Mali from these groups.

Here are our 45 heroes fallen in this war :

– Damien Boiteux (4e RHFS)
– Harold Vormezeele (2e REP)
– Cédric Charenton (1er RCP)
– Wilfried Pingaud (68e RAA)
– Alexandre Van Dooren (1er RIMa)
– Stéphane Duval (1er RPIMa)
– Marc Martin-Vallet (515e RT)
– Thomas Guillebaud (CPA 20)
– Marcel Kalafut (2e REP)
– Dejvid Nikolic (1er REG)
– Thomas Dupuy (CPA 10)
– Samir Bajja (4e RHFS)
– Nelson Cheou (54e RA)
– Jean-Luc Ronis (2e RMat)
– Baptiste Truffaux (21e RIMa)
– Alexis Guarato (CPA 10)
– Nicolas Roche (Base aérienne 123)
– Mickaël Poo-Sing (511e RT)
– Damien Noblet (511e RT)
– Michael Chauwin (511e RT)
– Fabien Jacq (515e RT)
– Julien Barbé (6e RG)
– Albéric Riveta (1er RCP)
– Emilien Mougin (1er RS)
– Timothé Dernoncourt (1er RS)
– Abdelatif Rafik (14e RISLP)
– Karim El Arabi (2e RH)
– Marc Laycuras (120e antenne médicale, 14e CMA)
– Cédric de Pierrepont (Commando Hubert)
– Alain Bertoncello (Commando Hubert)
– Ronan Pointeau (1er RS)
– Nicolas Mégard (5e RHC)
– Benjamin Gireud (5e RHC)
– Clément Frison-Roche (5e RHC)
– Alex Morisse (5e RHC)
– Pierre Bockel (5e RHC)
– Julien Carette (5e RHC)
– Romain Salles de Saint-Paul (5e RHC)
– Romain Chomel de Jarnieu (4e RCh)
– Alexandre Protin (4e RCh)
– Antoine Serre (4e RCh)
– Valentin Duval (4e RCh)
– Jérémy Leusie (93e RAM)
– Andreï Jouk (2e REG)
– Henry Morgan (54e RT)
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