One French soldier killed in Iraq-Syria area: French Presidency

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Posted: Sep 23, 2017 2:09 PM

PARIS (Reuters) - One French soldier from the 13th regiment of para-troopers was killed on Saturday morning while fighting in the Iraq-Syria region, the French Presidency said on Saturday.

"The President has learned with great sadness of the death in the Levant this morning of a (soldier) ... killed in fighting," Macron's office said in a statement.

(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon)