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A picture taken on March 3, 2013 in Tessalit area shows weapons... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Army,Chad,Geographical Locations,Horizontal,Islam,Mali,Militant Groups,Military,Mountain,Mountain Range,Outdoors,Politics,Recovery,Showing,Violence,WeaponPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA picture taken on March 3, 2013 in Tessalit area shows weapons recovered by the Chadian army after violent clashes with Islamist militants in the Ifoghas mountains, northern Mali. Chad says its troops in northern Mali have killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed Islamist leader who masterminded an assault on an Algerian gas plant in January that left 37 foreign hostages dead. The announcement came amid continued fighting in the mountains of northern Mali, where France on Sunday said a third French soldier had been killed since it launched operations against Islamist rebels in mid-January. AFP PHOTO / ALI KAYA (Photo credit should read ALI KAYA/AFP/Getty Images)