Algeria: Three terrorists killed in Tizi Ouzou

Algeria: Three terrorists killed in Tizi Ouzou

Three terrorist were killed this morning on March 26, according to a statement by the Algerian Ministry of National Defense, in the Tizi Ouzou province / 1st Military Region. An ANP (Algerian army) unit killed the terrorists in an ambush following a search operation in the forests of Sidi Ali Bounab, near the commune of Tadmayt. Among the individuals in question, is one named as ‘B.Khoudhir’ who joined terrorist groups in the area of Sidi Ali Bounab in 2008, and another described as an explosives expert, according to the statement.

tizi ouzou 26 march_mapThe operation which according to the statement still is ongoing, also resulted in the seizure of three assault rifles of type ‘Kalashnikov’, six magazines, a pair of binoculars, a quantity of ammunition, tools for the manufacturing of explosives, three mobile phones and other objects.

Note that an attempted suicide attack reportedly took place in Mâatkas on the night of Wednesday March 23, not far from the location of the current counter-terrorist operation.

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The statement by the Algerian Ministry of National Defense