Algerian troops kill 3 terrorists on Libyan border

Author : Mircea Birca | Friday, February 3, 2017
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img21Algerian army on late Wednesday killed three drug trafficker-terrorists in an ambush in the southernmost locality of Illizi, near the border with Libya, said a statement of the Defense Ministry on Thursday.

The troops retrieved weapons, ammunition and a large quantity of cannabis, added the source.

This operation is part of counterterrorism efforts of the Algerian army troops deployed on the border with Libya.

The troops exploited accurate information about the existence of a terrorist group, as they set an ambush and clashed with three armed men, specified the source.

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