|dethalternate||Date: Tuesday, 15-January-2013, 7:45 PM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
French warplanes have carried out a new wave of air strikes against Islamist militant targets in Mali.
It is unclear how many aircraft took part in the overnight manoeuvre but officials say their objectives were met. One target was the town of Diabaly, in which rebels entered on Monday.
France has already 750 troops on the ground and now wants to increase that number to 2,500 in the coming weeks.