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