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French soldier dies in Burkina Faso

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A French soldier has died in Burkina Faso, France's armed forces ministry said in a statement on Monday.
Sergeant Morgan Henry was found dead in his camp on Sunday, the ministry said , adding that the cause of death was so far unknown and that an investigation was underway.
Henry served in Burkina Faso as part of Operation Barkhane, a French anti-insurgency mission in the Sahel region launched in 2014 after France's intervention in Mali, where French troops helped push back jihadists that had taken over the country's north.
Some 4,500 soldiers are stationed in five former French colonies...
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