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A burnt out truck with a load of burnt weapons in the town of Diabaly which was bombed by the French airforce in their attempt to push back militants who had taken over the northern part of Mali. Since the begninning of an insurgency in January 2012 that has seen the northern part of Mali taken over by a coalition of Tuareg and Islamist forces the food situation in central and northern Mali has worsened significantly. In January 2011, contingents from the French army joined the Malian army in attempting to regain control of the northern half of Mali and push rebellious insurgents out of the country...