the Accident took place on Monday night.
It is stated in an official communication issued by the French president, Emmanuel Macron.
The 13 French soldiers were deployed in the west african country, when the accident took place.
They were killed when two helicopters crashed together during a Fenomenbet kampoperation against the islamists.
Emmanuel Macron is sending in the message its deepest condolences to the families and relatives affected by the accident.
Mali has been hit by a wave of violence since the militant islamists in 2012 took over the northern part of the west african country.
With the help of France, however, succeeded the Malian army to retake the territory.Date Of Update: 26 November 2019, 12:00