Algeria: army kills terrorist in north of the country

Author : Mircea Birca | Thursday, August 25, 2016
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img21The Algerian army killed a “terrorist” and seized his weapon in northern Algeria, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

The militant was killed in an ambush set up by anti-terrorist units in Guedjati city in Batna province, 550 km southeast of capital Algiers, the ministry said in a statement.

A Kalashnikov machine gun, a grenade and ammunition were seized during the operation, it added.

The Algerian army has launched a wide-scale anti-terrorist operation, mostly on southern and eastern borders, which resulted in the killing of several terrorists and destroying of weapon caches.

Located in a region plagued by unprecedented security and political instability, experts say Algeria faces escalating terrorist threats. Enditem

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