The latest from Gao, Mali

Feb 12, 2013, 09:13 AM

The French President, Francois #Hollande has been talking about the French military success in #Mali. He said that #France was now securing areas from where Islamists has been pushed out. But one of those places is the northern town of #Gao -- at the weekend, following two suspected suicide bombings at checkpoints, the town was attacked by militants. The BBC's correspondent Thomas Fessy is in Gao spoke to us from the the French military base at the airport.