Detachments of the National People's Army (ANP) seized on Saturday at Bordj Badji Mokhtar and In Guezzam, two semi-automatic rifles of the Seminov type, an automatic pistol, seven kilograms of explosives (TNT) and a quantity ammunition, while another detachment has discovered and destroyed seven hand-made bombs, following a search and raking operation in Medea, said Sunday a statement from the Department of National Defense.
"As part of the fight against terrorism, detachments of the National People's Army seized, on 1 September 2018 in Bordj Badji Mokhtar and In Guezzam / 6eRM, two (02) semi-automatic rifles of the Seminov type, one automatic pistol, seven (07) kilograms of explosives (TNT) and a quantity of ammunition, while another detachment discovered and destroyed seven (07) homemade bombs, following a search and raking operation in Medea / 1stRM ", notes the same source.
As part of the fight against organized crime, a combined detachment of the ANP "arrested, in Tlemcen / 2eRM, two (02) drug traffickers in possession of 100 kilograms of kif treaty, while other detachments arrested a smuggler in a truck loaded with 1040 liters of fuel in Tindouf / 3eRM, and six (06) miners in their possession three (03) generators and six (06) jackhammers at Bordj Badji Mokhtar / 6eRM " .
On the other hand, elements of the National Gendarmerie "seized eight (08) quintals of tobacco in El-Oued / 4RM and also seized a large quantity of different drinks amounting to 17862 units, when operations in Oran, Mostaganem and Tiaret / 2eRM ".
In Annaba / 5ERM Coast Guard "foiled an attempt at illegal emigration of 11 people in a rubber boat, while 26 illegal immigrants of different nationalities were intercepted in Tlemcen and Ghardaia", adds the press release