France's Syria strikes 'may have killed French jihadists'

A French army Mirage 2000 fighter jet prepares to take off on October 12, 2015, as the French Prime Minister and Defence Minister visit an army base in Jordan where French army aircraft are basedFrench air strikes in Syria may have killed French jihadists, a source close to Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Monday, although the defence ministry said the information could not yet be confirmed. The strikes Thursday night targeted a training camp for Islamic State group militants in the conflict-torn country — the second time that French jets have targeted IS camps in Syria. There might well be French jihadists among them,” said the source in Valls’s delegation during a visit to Jordan as part of a Middle East tour.

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