World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Battle of Djebok

Article Id: WHEBN0039069457
Reproduction Date:

Title: Battle of Djebok  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: African-led International Support Mission to Mali, Battle of Hamakouladji, Battle of Araouane, Battle of Khalil, Battle of In Arab
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Battle of Djebok

Battle of Djebok
Part of Northern Mali conflict
Date 12 – 17 March 2013
(5 days)
Location Djebock, Gao Region, Mali
Result French Victory[1]
Belligerents
 France MOJWA
Strength
460 Unknown
Casualties and losses
0 15 KIA, 8 pick-up trucks destroyed, 1 motorcycle destroyed

From March 12 to 17, 2013, 460 French soldiers of the GTIA 2 were involved in operation Doro 3. Divided into two sub-Interarme Battle Groups (SGTIA), supported by elements of engineers, artillery and airmobile units (GAM), the French are were the vicinity of Goram, 30 kilometers north-east of the Djebock city. During this period, groups of French soldiers harassed jihadists. The intervention of armored VBCI, the trucks equipped with an artillery system (CAESAR) and helicopters pushed Islamists back further. According to the French General Staff, fifteen Islamists were "neutralized" and 8 pickups destroyed. Several mines and IEDs were destroyed. During raids in the villages, In Zekouan of Teurteli and Temuy, weapons and ammunition were seized, there were two carriages of 14.5 mm ammunition a PKM machine gun.[1] On the night of March 17 to 18, several explosions were heard north of Gao. Subsequently 4 tubes of 122mm rocket launch are destroyed by French reconnaissance mission.

References

  1. ^ a b Opération Serval : Opération Doro 3Ministère de la Défense :


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.