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French troops ‘neutralize’ leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, Macron says

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French President Emmanuel Macron said early Thursday that French troops had ‘neutralized’ Adnan Abou Walid al Sahraoui, leader of the Islamic State group in central Sahel.

“Adnan Abou Walid al Sahraoui, leader of the Islamic State terrorist group in the Great Sahara, has been neutralized by French forces. This is another major success in our fight against terrorist groups in the Sahel, ”Macron wrote on Twitter.


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