Counterterrorism: 7 terrorists’ supporting elements arrested in Oran


ALGIERS – Three (3) terrorists’ supporting elements were arrested in Oran by a detachment of the National People’s Army (ANP) when four (4) others were arrested in the same province by elements of the National Gendarmerie and National Security, said, Thursday, the Ministry  of National Defense in a statement.

“As part of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of the National People’s Army arrested, on April 3, 2019, in Oran (2nd Military Region), three (3) terrorists’ supporting elements , while the elements of the National Gendarmerie and the National Security, arrested in the same wilaya, four (4) other elements, involved in the activities of the terrorist cell dismantled in Oran on March 26, 2019, and seized four (04) shotguns, a quantity of ammunition, as well as knives and other objects, ” added the same source.

In addition, and as part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, a combined detachment of the National People’s Army “apprehended, in Tamanrasset (6th MR), (14) miners and seized seven (7) vehicles, three (3) metal detectors, (11) jackhammers, (15) generators and (150) bags of stones “, while elements of the National Gendarmerie” arrested, in Oran (2nd MR), one (1) ) drug trafficker in possession of (500) psychotropic tablets “.

In addition, “(52) illegal immigrants of different nationalities were arrested in Tamanrasset and Tlemcen,” the statement said.





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