Counterterrorism: 14-plus smugglers arrested, ammunition discovered


Detachments of People’s National Army arrested, on Thursday, 12 smugglers during a search operation in In Guezzam, announced, Friday, November 2nd, 2018, in a statement.

Besides, elements of the army discovered “02 Kalashnikov-type machine pistols, 02 ammunition magazines, 12 kilograms of TNT, detonation tools, a quantity of ammunition, 01 all-terrain vehicle and a 01 jackhammer, added the same source.

Other detachments of the ANP captured two other smugglers during separate operations in El Oued and Biskra. During these operations, “74 quintals of tobacco, 03 trucks and 1320 units of different drinks” were seized.

In addition, “79 illegal immigrants of different nationalities in Naama, Tlemcen, Laghouat and Ouargla and Ain Guezzam” were intercepted, concluded the statement.





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