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French troops patrol in the streets of Gao on February 3, 2013. France said it carried out major air strikes today near Kidal, the last bastion of armed extremists chased from Mali's desert north in a lightning French-led offensive. AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU          (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)
French troops patrol in the streets of Gao on February 3, 2013. France said it carried out major air strikes today near Kidal, the last bastion of armed extremists chased from Mali's desert north in a lightning French-led offensive. AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU          (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)

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France says its forces in Mali have killed hundreds of militants. CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports.

France reports success in Mali fight

France says its forces in Mali have killed hundreds of militants. CNN's Vladimir Duthiers reports.