Algeria – A detachment of the National People’s Army discovered yesterday, Tuesday, September 17 in Tamanrasset, a cache containing heavy weapons near the border with Mali.
“As part of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of the National People’s Army discovered, on September 17, 2019 during a search patrol near the southern border strip in Tamanrasset, a cache of weapons and ammunition, “said a statement from the Department of National Defense.
The cache contained:
-One (01) heavy machine gun type KPVT 14.5 mm caliber;
-Two (02) Kalashnikov type machine guns;
-Three (03) Simonov type semi-automatic rifles;
– (10) 82 mm mortar shells;
– (388) Flares of calibers 82 and 37 mm;
-In addition to (847) different caliber bullets and seven (07) ammunition magazines.