Algeria – Detachments of the National People's Army destroyed yesterday a bunker for terrorists and three homemade bombs, said Monday, November 12, a communiqué from the Ministry of National Defense (DND).
"As part of the fight against terrorism, detachments of the National People's Army discovered and destroyed, on November 11, 2018, during searches and searches carried out in Blida and Ain Defla / 1eRM, a casemate for terrorists and three homemade bombs.
While another detachment of the ANP seized, during a reconnaissance patrol conducted in Tindouf / 3eRM, a (01) machine gun (FMPK), (04) ammunition chains filled with (449) bullets, and a quantity of processed kif amounting to (46.2) kilograms, "states DND.
As part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of the ANP intercepted, in Tamanrasset, In Guezzam and Bordj Badji Mokhtar / 6eRM, ten (10) miners from different nationalities and seized ( 21) generators, (17) jackhammers, (03) metal detectors, one (01) kilogram of TNT and detonation tools, while elements of the National Gendarmerie seized two (02) paperless hunting rifles; and a pair of binoculars at Souk Ahras / 5eRM.
In addition, elements of the National Gendarmerie arrested, during separate operations in Naama / 2eRM and In Salah / 6eRM, three drug traffickers and seized (7.2) kilograms of processed kif, while ribs foiled attempts at clandestine emigration of (46) people aboard craft boats at Oran / 2eRM and El-Taref / 5eRM.