3.1-magnitude quake hits Batna

Monday, 22 May 2017 10:28
ALGIERS- A 3.1-magnitude quake on the Richter scale took place Sunday at 08:52 p.m. (local time) in the province of Batna, said the Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics Research Center (CRAAG) in a communiqué.
ALGIERS-Deputy Minister for National Defence and Chief of Staff of the People's National Army, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah will be on a working and inspection visit to 4th Military Region as from Sunday, the National Defence Ministry announced in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- Nine smugglers from Mauritanian nationality were arrested and a quantity of munitions of various calibers was seized Thursday, in Tindouf, by a detachment of the People’s National Army said Friday, the ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- A drug trafficker was killed and four others were arrested Thursday in Adrar (1543-km south of Algiers), said the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué on Friday.
SAIDA (Algeria) – A regional exhibition of handicrafts opened Tuesday afternoon at Crafts Palace of Saida (450 km west of Algiers), with the participation of 14 provinces.
ORAN- A quantity of about 1.5 quintal of cannabis resin was seized Sunday in the west of the country in two different operations carried out by the services of the National Gendarmerie, said Monday this security body.
RELIZANE – The works of the rehabilitation and the modernization of the Oued Mina textile plant, owned by the Public Group Confection et Habillement (Dressmaking) will be completed soon, said Sunday the plant’s interim manager Mohammed Laaliche.
ALGIERS- A detachment of the People’s National Army arrested Saturday, in Ghardaia, two drug traffickers in a truck loaded with an important quantity of cannabis resin amounting to 450 kilograms, said Sunday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS- An important quantity of cannabis resin amounting to 476 kg was seized Friday by detachments of the People’s National Army in coordination with the units of the National Gendarmerie and border Guards in Oran and Tlemcen, said Saturday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.
ALGIERS-A large quantity of cannabis amounting to 8 quintals has been seized Friday by detachments of the People's National Army (APN) in the provinces of Bechar, Tlemcen and Sidi Bel Abbes, the National Defence Ministry announced in a communiqué.