Somali insurgents – Islamic Movement of "Al-Shabab" published Jan. 14 in his microblog French commando killed photos, personal belongings and weapons.
According to the militants killed was the commander of special forces, which failed on a rescue mission from the captivity of another Frenchman – Scout Denis Allex (Denis Allex).
In total, the French battle killed 17 militants and lost two of his men. The fate of the second information is not accurate: Paris says he also died, the leadership "Al-Shabab" states that he was captured.
The French Government also declared dead and Allex, but his captors claim that during the attempts to conquer it does not hurt.
French tried to free the scout taken prisoner on the night of January 12. However, the secret operation was unsuccessful: commandos notice ahead of time, after which they were forced to fight back.
The country's leadership has brought its condolences to the family and friends of Special Forces soldiers, who did not return from a mission.