Algiers, – A detachment of Algerian army eliminated a terrorist near Tipasa, west of Algiers, the Ministry of National Defense said in a statement carried by APS news agency on Thursday.

“As part of the fight against terrorism and following tips, a detachment of the People’s National Army of Tipasa (1st Military Region) killed, yesterday 29 March 2017 at 8 pm, the dangerous terrorist H. Ahmed (alias Okba), during a cordon operation and after storming his hiding place near the commune of Gouraya,” said the statement.

During the operation, which is still underway, the army detachment recovered “a Kalashnikov submachine gun, a loaded magazine, a homemade grenade, a pair of binoculars and four mobile phones,” the ministry added in the statement. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency