Algerian army destroys arms in Skikda

Author : Mircea Birca | Thursday, February 23, 2017
Posted in category Africa, Africa News, Eurasia, Eurasia News
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imgOne homemade cannon and seven mines were destroyed Wednesday, in Skikda, by Algeria People’s National army, said Thursday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.

“As part of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of the Algerian Army destroyed on 22 February 2017, in Skikda (5th Military Region), one homemade cannon and seven mines,” said the source.

As part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, the units of the National Gendarmerie “arrested, in Sidi Bel-Abbes (2nd Military Region), three drug traffickers and seized 78 kilograms of cannabis resin, while two (02) smugglers were arrested, in Oran, in a commercial vehicle loaded with 3153 units of different beverages.”

Detachments of the People’s National Army “arrested in Tamanrasset and In Guezzam (6th Military Region), four (04) smugglers and seized two (02) vehicles, 1.5 tonne of foodstuffs, while another detachment arrested smuggler in a vehicle loaded with 720 kilograms of copper in El Oued (4th Military Region).”

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