Leading al Qaeda commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar, thought to be behind January's hostage crisis in Algeria, has been killed in Mali, according to Chadian forces.
Foreign Secretary William Hague said if confirmed, his death would be a "blow to terrorism".
ITV News' Mark Thatcher reports.
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