Algeria: Army seize a Kalashnikov submachine gun, a quantity of ammunitions in Bordj Badji Mokhtar – statement


A detachment of the National People’s Army (ANP) seized a Kalashnikov-type submachine gun and a quantity of ammunition, on Saturday, in the province of Bordj Badji Mokhtar, while another detachment has destroyed three homemade bombs in the province Ain Defla, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement, on Sunday.

In addition, members of the National Gendarmerie have arrested, in the province of Tlemcen, a drug trafficker, in possession of 45.5 kilograms of hashish, and also intercepted two smugglers and 5792 units of different drinks in the provinces of Sidi Bel Abbes and Tiaret, while another detachment of the ANP seized three motorcycles and various tools of gold panning in the provinces of In Guezzam, said the same source.

In the province of El Ghazaouet, elements of the Coast Guard “have managed to foil an attempt of illegally migration of 10 people aboard an artisanal craft boat, while 45 illegal immigrants of different nationalities have been apprehended in the provinces of Bechar, Ouargla and Naâma, ” concluded the statement.


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