Monday, January 14, 2013

Second French commando dies after failed rescue bid - Somali rebels

A second French soldier has died from gunshot wounds after an attempt to rescue a French agent failed on Saturday, Somalia's al Shabaab rebel group said on Monday.

"The second commando died from his bullet wounds. We shall display the bodies of the two French men," Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, spokesman for al Shabaab's military operations, told Reuters by telephone.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/01/14/uk-somalia-hostage-idUKBRE90D0AX20130114