Moudjahida Ghamrani Zohra passes away


ALGIERS- The Moudjahida Ghamrani Zohra, known as; Houria, died at the age of 80, we learned, Thursday, from the Ministry of Mojahedin and Rights-holders.

Born on May 20, 1941 in the wilaya of Guelma, the deceased joined, in 1957, the ranks of the National Liberation Army in Es Sénia in Mount Maouna (Guelma) where she militated alongside the mujahideen, like Abderrahmane Tabouche, Ismaïl Mekhancha, Sadek Bouremana and El Hachemi Hadjress.

In 1960, she was arrested in Bouchaya in the region of Oued El Ar for having planted a bomb in the jewelry store of a Frenchman called “Poliar Maurice”, which cost her moral and physical torture.

On March 7, 1961, she was sentenced to death but the judgment was not executed and she was moved from the prison of El-Koudia (Constantine) to that of Barbarossa in Algiers until March 6, 1962.

She was released on April 26, 1962, in accordance with the Evian Accords.

After independence, the late worked as a nurse at Ibn Zohr Hospital in Guelma until retirement.

In 1972, she played the role of nurse in the film “Patrol to the East”, at the request of director Amar Laskri.

In this painful circumstance, the Minister of Mojahedin and Rights-Holders, Laïd Rebiga offered his condolences to the family of the deceased and to her comrades in arms, stressing that Algeria lost a valiant mudjahida who marked the Liberation War “.


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