Soldiers Cédric de Pierrepont (left) and Alain Bertoncello, who were killed in a military operation in Burkina Faso on Friday. Photo: French Army via AP

Two French commandos killed in Burkina Faso in West Africa while freeing four hostages from US, France and South Korea

  • ‘Operation of rare difficulty’ was complicated by discovery of US and South Korean citizens being held with two kidnapped French tourists
  • Abductors were on the move, with plans to take captives to Mali
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Soldiers Cédric de Pierrepont (left) and Alain Bertoncello, who were killed in a military operation in Burkina Faso on Friday. Photo: French Army via AP
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