Two days ago, Algerian authorities closed down active cell of extremist groups, which would have launched terrorist attacks in the country.
The Algerian army announced today, the destruction of a terrorist hideout in the north of the country, the confiscation of bombs and equipment used by armed groups holed up in a mountainous region, and the Algerian Ministry of Defense said in an official statement published today through its official knowledge on the Internet, that an army force destroyed Sunday a hideout of groups The terrorist contains 3 homemade bombs, as well as two electric generators, clothes and blankets.
The ministerial statement added that the cache destruction operation took place in the Jabal al-Louh area in Ain Defla, in the north of the country, 150 km west of Algiers.
The Algerian Defense Ministry statement indicated that the discovery of the cache and its destruction came during a search and combing operation in the region. In the same statement, the Algerian Defense Ministry said that it foiled today an infiltration attempt for more than 100 people who were trying to reach Europe illegally.
The ministerial statement said that the Algerian Coast Guard arrested 109 people who were trying to migrate illegally, in Tlemcen, Oran, Chlef, Skikda, Annaba and El-Taref.
The statement also indicated that the competent Algerian authorities also arrested 21 illegal immigrants of different nationalities, in each of Ain Salih, Tiaret, Tebessa, Laghouat, Gant and Tlemcen.
On Sunday afternoon, the southern Algerian border witnessed a terrorist bombing that took place close to an Algerian military barracks near the Malian border, and the suicide attack killed the attacker, who indicated the initial news of his belonging to one of the terrorist organizations spread in the African desert.
Local Algerian sources said that a terrorist attack took place on Sunday afternoon in the municipality of Timyouine of the mandate of the “Mandate for Baji Mokhtar Tower” border with Mali, where a suicide bomber blew himself up on a vehicle at a security checkpoint not far from the headquarters of a military barracks of the Sixth Military District Command. Local Algerian sources said that the operation resulted in the death of the terrorist and the injury of a number of soldiers, as the explosion was heard in the area, according to eyewitnesses.
The large African desert, which stretches across the lands of about 9 African countries, has become a fertile place for illegal trade, and for the work of terrorist organizations that are trying to deliver terrorist acts to the Mediterranean coast opposite the European coast. What is worse is the chaos of weapons taking place in Libya.