October 06, 2011

Algeria: Eight al-Qaeda terrorist killed, 4 arrested including Libyan citizens

A million dollars worth of Libyan anti-tank missiles were seized.

Algiers, 6 Oct. (AKI) - Algeria says it killed eight Al-Qaeda terrorists and wounded another three in a military operation along the border with Niger, according to a local news report.

Algerian authorities said the operation dismantled a major network that smuggled arms from Libya. Four people were arrested, including some Libyan citizens.

Algerian authorities also said the group had documents related to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) No mention of finding any of the surface-to-air missiles missing from Libya though.

h/t switch_d

By Stable Hand at 07:18 AM | Comments |