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Soldiers stand next to cases of ammunition and military equipment on... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Ammunition,Army,Army Soldier,Conflict,Equipment,Former,French Culture,Gao Region,Giving,Government,Horizontal,Jihad,Mali,Military,Military Base,Mountain,Mountain Range,Outdoors,Politics,Standing,Trapped,WeaponPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSoldiers stand next to cases of ammunition and military equipment on March 30, 2013 in Gao, northern Mali, as French forces in Mali began handing over to government troops seven tonnes of weapons seized from former jihadist bases in the northeastern Ifoghas mountains. The Mali army took delivery of a first batch of around three tonnes in the main French military base in Gao, the largest city in the northern half of the country which Islamist groups occupied for nine months. AFP PHOTO / DOROTHEE THIENOT (Photo credit should read Dorothee Thienot/AFP/Getty Images)