The French military freed hostages after losing two fighters

As a result of the operation to free the hostages have been rescued four people, including two Frenchmen.

During the operation to free the hostages in Burkina Faso killed two French military. On Friday, may 10, said the Elysee Palace, writes UKRINFORM.

“The President of the Republic congratulated on the release of the four hostages in the Sahel, among which our two compatriots, missing may 1 … This release has happened thanks to the military operation conducted by French forces in the night of Friday in the North of Burkina Faso. During the operation, two soldiers were killed in battle,” – said in the administration of the President of France.

It is noted that two of the dead soldiers had served in the special operations forces of the French Navy.

The French President expressed his sincere condolences to the family and military colleagues of the victims.

As you know, in the beginning of the year the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the decree about the direction of the military APU to participate in the UN mission for stabilization in the African nation of Mali.

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