Parisians line up to mourn 13 soldiers killed in Mali

Soldiers and citizens pay tribute as hearses with the coffins of late thirteen French soldiers killed in Mali make their way past the Alexandre III bridge before a ceremony at the Hotel National des Invalides in Paris, France, December 2, 2019. French soldiers Julien Carrette, Benjamin Gireud, Romain Salles de Saint-Paul, Clement Frison-Roche, Nicolas Megard, Romain Chomel de Jarnieu, Pierre Bockel, Alex Morisse, Jeremy Leusie, Alexandre Protin, Antoine Serre, Valentin Duval, Andrei Jouk died in Mali when their helicopters collided in the dark last week as they hunted for Islamist militants. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of Parisians lined the streets of Paris on Monday to pay their respects to 13 French soldiers killed in Mali last week as hearses bearing their flag-draped coffins crossed the heart of the city. The soldiers died when their helicopters collided in the dark as they hunted Islamist militants. It was […]

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