North Africa: ANP Kills Three Terrorists Near Libya, Niger Border
15 January 2013
The Algerian army on Monday (January 14th) killed three terrorists and wounded two others in the region of Meskeline, 300km south-east of Djanet, APS reported.
The terrorist group attempted to infiltrate Algeria through the common border area with Niger and Libya, according to a defence ministry statement. Five automatic weapons and one all-terrain vehicle were seized in the operation. The ministry added that the army would "guarantee border security against all attacks on national territorial integrity".
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