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Legionnaires of the French army's 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment walk... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Army,Conflict,Death,French Culture,Jihad,Legionella Pneumophila,Mali,Military,Military Attack,Month,Mountain,Mountain Range,Outdoors,Paris - France,Vertical,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPLegionnaires of the French army's 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment walk during an operation in the Adrar of the Ifoghas mountains on March 17, 2013.A French corporal was killed tracking down jihadist fighters in their northern Mali mountain bastions, bringing to five the number of French deaths since Paris launched a military offensive in the country two months ago. Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on March 17, 2013 the 24-year-old soldier was killed and three of his comrades wounded when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb blast in the Ifoghas mountains, without saying when it happened. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)