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13 Chadian troops, 65 rebels killed in Mali clashes

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Thirteen Chadian soldiers and 65 militants were killed in a fierce battle in the mountainous Ifoghas region of northern Mali, Chad's military command announced. 

Chadian soldiers leave Niger for the Malian border on January 26, 2013. Thirteen Chadian soldiers and 65 militants were killed in a fierce battle in the mountainous Ifoghas region of northern Mali, Chad's military command announced.

"The Chadian army destroyed five vehicles and killed 65 jihadists," it said in a statement, adding that 13 of its soldiers had been killed and another five wounded.

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