Dutch Hostage Freed By French Forces In Mali

A Dutch citizen, held hostage by terrorists in northern Mali since 2011, has been freed by French forces in a special operation in the area.

Dutch citizen Sjaak Rijke held hostage by a terrorist group since 2011 was freed on Monday by French military forces during a special operation, the French defence ministry said.

The ministry said French forces also captured several people during fighting.

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