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French hostage feared killed in Somalia

5 years ago54 views

A French hostage has reportedly been killed during a failed rescue attempt in Somalia. One French commando was killed and another is missing. Intelligence agent Denis Allex was captured by al-Shabab fighters in Mogadishu in 2009. But there's some confusion, as al-Shabab insists the hostage and missing commando are alive and in their custody. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports.