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Malian, French Forces Retake Towns

Wounded at the Front

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Wounded at the Front

Malian soldiers wounded at the frontline lie on beds at a military clinic in Kati, Mali, on Jan. 27. French and Malian troops were on Sunday restoring government control over the fabled Saharan trading town of Timbuktu, the latest gain in a fast-moving French-led offensive against al-Qaida-allied fighters occupying northern Mali.