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Thursday, 20 April 2017 16:27

Counterterrorism: Large quantity of ammunition recovered in Ouargla

ALGIERS-A large quantity of ammunition, telephones with accessories and photovoltaic panels have been recovered in the area of Roud Ennous in the province of Ouargla, the National Defence Ministry announced Thursday in a communiqué.

 “As part of counterterrorism and the continuation of the operation having resulted in the discovery on 19 April 2017 of 14.5 mm heavy machine gun and two radio sets, 80km south of Gassi  Touil, in the province of Ouargla (4th Military Region), a detachment of the People’s National Army (ANP) recovered a large quantity of ammunition including 1400 14.5 mm bullets, 17  ammunition chains for the 14.5 mm machine gun, 12 chains of ammunition for FMPK machine gun, telephones with accessories, seven (07) photovoltaic plates and various items,” said the source.

Besides and as part of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, an Army detachment “seized 3 hunting rifles in Biskra (4th Military Region) while units of the National Gendarmerie seized in Tlemcen (2nd Military Region) 1 quintal and 33 kg of cannabis.”

Army detachments also intercepted in distinct operations 4 smugglers and 24 illegal immigrants of various nationalities, and seized 9.200 litres of fuel in Tlemcen, Bechar, Illizi and Tamanrasset,” concluded the communiqué. 

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