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France confirms death of soldier in Egypt peace-keeping mission

PARIS (Reuters) - France confirmed on Thursday that one of its soldiers operating in the U.S.-led Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Egyptian Sinai had been killed in a helicopter crash, the presidency said in a statement.

Six Americans and a Czech national were also killed during the accident.

Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Leslie Adler

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