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Shebab say second French soldier dies after failed Somalia raid

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Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab said Monday a French soldier wounded and captured during a failed hostage rescue raid has died and published pictures of the purported commando chief's body. 

Somali Shebab militia patrols Bakara Market in Mogadishu on October 4, 2009. Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab said Monday a French soldier wounded and captured during a failed hostage rescue raid has died and published pictures of the purported commando chief's body.

"The French soldier who was part of the invasion to Somalia died (from) the injury he sustained," Shebab military spokesman Abdulaziz Abu Musab told AFP by telephone. "Our medical staff attempted to help him but he was unlucky."

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