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French military convoy rolls into key city in Mali

The first large convoy of French troops has entered Gao, a key city in northern Mali. The CBC's David Common travelled with the convoy as it made the dangerous trek to Gao on a road littered with landmines.
The first large convoy of French troops enters the northern Mali city of Gao, CBC's David Common reports 2:25

The first large convoy of French troops has entered Gao, a key city in northern Mali. Gao had been held for months by militants linked to al-Qaeda. Those fighters have now fled into the desert. 

The CBC's David Common travelled with the convoy as it made the dangerous trek to Gao on a road littered with landmines.