Freed French hostages pay homage to soldiers killed in rescue

One of the two former French hostages released in northern Burkina Faso, Laurent Lassimouillas, pays tribute to the French soldiers killed in a rescue operation at the Presidential Palace of Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou.

Freed French hostage pays homage to soldiers killed in action

One of the two former French hostages released in northern Burkina Faso, Laurent Lassimouillas, pays tribute to the French soldiers killed in a rescue operation at the Presidential Palace of Burkina Faso in Ouagadougou. SOUNDBITE *BETTER QUALITY TO FOLLOW*

Photo of two French hostages freed in Burkina Faso

The two Frenchmen freed by French special forces in Burkina Faso, Patrick Picque and Laurent Lassimouillas, were kidnapped on May 1 during a tourist trip to Benin. PHOTO of the two freed French hostages