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GRAPHIC CONTENT Photo shows bodies of Islamist fighters, who were... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Africa,Conflict,Dead Body,Gao Region,Horizontal,Islam,Jihad,Mali,Rebellion,Showing,Town Hall,Violence,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPGRAPHIC CONTENT Photo shows 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)