France shocked by images of war
Staring out from a glossy eight-page spread in the latest edition of the magazine Paris Match, several Taleban fighters show off their trophies of war.
The loss of the 10 soldiers in Afghanistan shocked France
Guns, walkie-talkies and even a wrist-watch are photographed - all spoils taken from the 10 French soldiers they killed in an ambush last month.
Accompanying the pictures is a long interview with the Taleban leader who calls himself Commander Farouki.
He claims they were tipped off about the French mission in their area and were able to prepare an ambush with 140 highly trained insurgents.
"If night hadn't fallen we'd have killed every one of the soldiers," he boasts.
The spoils of war