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A Niger Army vehicle enters on January 29, 2013 Ansongo, a town south of the northern Malian city of Gao. Troops from Niger and Mali on january 29 entered Ansongo, which along with Gao was recaptured by French-led soldiers over the weekend in a lightning offensive against radicals holding Mali's north. So far, just 2,000 African troops have been sent to Mali or neighboring Niger, many of them from Chad, to boost the French-led offensive which began on January 11 and led to the recapture of several towns, including Ansongo. AFP PHOTO / KAMBOU SIA (Photo credit should read KAMBOU SIA/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Niger Army vehicle enters on January 29, 2013 Ansongo, a town south of the northern Malian city of Gao. Troops from Niger and Mali on january 29 entered Ansongo, which along with Gao was recaptured by French-led soldiers over the weekend in a lightning offensive against radicals holding Mali's north. So far, just 2,000 African troops have been sent to Mali or neighboring Niger, many of them from Chad, to boost the French-led offensive which began on January 11 and led to the recapture of several towns, including Ansongo. AFP PHOTO / KAMBOU SIA (Photo credit should read KAMBOU SIA/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 29, 2013
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A Niger Army vehicle enters on January 29 2013 Ansongo a town south... News Photo 1603381512012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Africa,Ansongo,Armed Forces,City,Conflict,Entering,FOREIGN MILITARY INTERVENTION,Gao Region,Horizontal,MILITARY VEHICLE,Machine Gun,Machinery,Mali,Mode of Transport,Niger Army,North,Profile View,Road,TROOP LANDING,Town,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Niger Army vehicle enters on January 29, 2013 Ansongo, a town south of the northern Malian city of Gao. Troops from Niger and Mali on january 29 entered Ansongo, which along with Gao was recaptured by French-led soldiers over the weekend in a lightning offensive against radicals holding Mali's north. So far, just 2,000 African troops have been sent to Mali or neighboring Niger, many of them from Chad, to boost the French-led offensive which began on January 11 and led to the recapture of several towns, including Ansongo. AFP PHOTO / KAMBOU SIA (Photo credit should read KAMBOU SIA/AFP/Getty Images)