Two French Radio Journalists Executed By Al Qaeda Terrorists In Mali
November 3, 2013
Two French radio journalists are found dead in northern Mali hours after being kidnapped by gunmen
Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon were interviewing separatist leader
Kidnapped by gunmen at 1pm today then found 'riddled with bullets'
Days ago four Frenchmen held hostage for three years returned to Paris
Kidnappings in the region have earned terrorists an estimated $89m
French president Hollande condemns 'heinous act' of terrorism
"...Dupont was a journalist 'passionate about her job and the African continent that she covered since joining RFI in 1986,' bosses at her radio station said in a statement.
Verlon was 'used to difficult terrain throughout the world,' it added, and staff members 'are all in shock, profoundly saddened, indignant and angry'.
France opened a judicial investigation into the kidnappings and deaths 'linked to a terrorist enterprise,' the prosecutor's office said..."