A French soldier wearing a skeleton mask in Niono. Photo: AFP A French soldier wearing a skeleton mask in Niono. Photo: AFP
A French soldier wearing a skeleton mask in Niono. Photo: AFP

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A French soldier wearing a skeleton mask in Niono. Photo: AFP A French soldier wearing a skeleton mask in Niono. Photo: AFP
A French soldier wearing a skeleton mask in Niono. Photo: AFP
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