Counterterrorism: Homemade bomb destroyed in Bouira


ALGIERS – A home-made bomb was discovered and destroyed, on Tuesday, by a detachment of the People’s National Army in Bouira, said, on Wednesday a press release from the Ministry of National Defense.

“As part of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of the People’s National Army discovered and destroyed, on May 19, 2020, one (1) homemade bomb in Bouira in the 1st Military Region,” said the press release.

“As part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of the ANP “arrested, during separate operations carried out in In-Guezzam and Bordj Badji Mokhtar (6th RM), twenty-six (26) individuals and seized seven (7) all-terrain vehicles and four (4) trucks loaded with 114.7 tonnes of food, 1,600 liters of fuel, as well as 65,520 units of detergents, intended for smuggling, “noted the same source.

In Oran (2nd MR), Coast Guard “seized 95.3 kilograms of treated Hashish, and thwarted an attempt to smuggle nine (9) people on board a home-madeboat”, added the statement.


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