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GRAPHIC CONTENT Men cover their nose as they take pictures of bodies... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Conflict,Gao Region,Horizontal,Islam,Mali,Nose,Town HallPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGRAPHIC CONTENT Men cover their nose as they take pictures of bodies of Islamist fighters, who were killed yesterday in Gao's city hall, on February 23, 2013. Battles with French-backed troops erupted overnight on February 20 after about 40 Islamists infiltrated the city and there were fresh clashes yesterday. Malian soldiers opened fire with rocket-propelled grenades on the city hall, killing at least one Islamist, according to Malian army colonel Mamadou Samake. They found the bodies of four rebels inside, he added. AFP PHOTO /JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)