Counterterrorism: Terrorist surrenders to military authorities in Adrar


As part of the fight against terrorism and thanks to the efforts of the forces of People’s National Army, the terrorist “Hamou Salah Abderrahmane” alias “Abdelouahab” surrendered, on November 22, 2018, to the Military Authorities of Adrar in possession of a (01) Kalashnikov-type machine gun and a quantity of ammunition,” said, on Friday, a statement from the Ministry of National Defense.

“The terrorist  joined the terrorist groups in 2009,” added the same communique.

During a search operation conducted in the town of Ras Bouregache in Skikda in the 5th Military Region, a detachment of People’s National Army discovered and destroyed a cache of weapons containing fifteen (15) home-made bombs and eight (08) shotguns.

As part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, a combined detachment of People’s National Army and the National Gendarmerie arrested (04) individuals and seized (19.7) kilograms of treated Hashish, (02) vehicles and (1) hunting rifle in Oran and Bouira.

In the same context, a detachment of the ANP arrested (04) individuals and seized (05) generators, (04) jackhammers and (02) metal detectors in Tamanrasset, while other detachments seized in El Taref, Souk Ahras, Tebessa and El Oued, (14079) liters of fuels, (04) vehicles, (60) quintals of tobacco leaves and (1470) units of different beverages .

In addition, the Border Guards defeated an attempt to illegally immigrate (43) individuals in Oran, Beni Saf and Tlemcen.





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