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A Malian, who was amputated for alleged theft by Islamists of the... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,City,Conflict,Courtyard,Gao City,Gao Region,Islam,Jihad,Mali,North,Pouring,Stealing,Vertical,Water,West AfricaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Malian, who was amputated for alleged theft by Islamists of the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), pours water in a courtyard on January 31, 2013 in the northern Malian city of Gao. The city was controlled by Islamists who applied Islamic sharia law with public punishments, including stoning and amputation of limbs. Gao was retaken on January 26 by French and Malian troops in a major boost to the French-led offensive against the Al Qaeda-linked rebels, who have been holding Mali's vast desert north since last April. FP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)