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French soldiers carry on March 18, 2013 the coffin of French Corporal Alexandre Van Dooren of the 1st Marine Infantry Regiment (RIMA), who was killed on March 16 tracking down jihadist fighters in the northern Malian Ifoghas mountains, during a funeral ceremony at the Tessalit camp in northern Mali. French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on March 17 that the 24-year-old soldier was killed and three of his comrades were wounded when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb blast in the Ifoghas mountains. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD