Skip to content

Al-Qaeda's targeting Southern Algeria; 10 suspected terrorists killed in fighting

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)
5/8/2014 (2 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Operation ongoing as operatives attempt to penetrate territory

Ten terrorists, believed to be affiliated to the Al Mulathameen Brigade, loyal to Algerian terrorist Mokhtar BelMokhtar were shot and killed earlier this week near the region of Tinzawatine, 2,000 kilometers south of Algiers. The military operation is ongoing. A detachment of joint forces of the People's National Army had intercepted the rebels, which sought to penetrate Algerian territory.

Ten terrorists, believed to be affiliated to the Al Mulathameen Brigade, loyal to Algerian terrorist Mokhtar BelMokhtar were shot and killed earlier this week near the region of Tinzawatine, 2,000 kilometers south of Algiers.

Ten terrorists, believed to be affiliated to the Al Mulathameen Brigade, loyal to Algerian terrorist Mokhtar BelMokhtar were shot and killed earlier this week near the region of Tinzawatine, 2,000 kilometers south of Algiers.

Highlights

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
5/8/2014 (2 years ago)

Published in Africa

Keywords: Algeria, al-Qaeda, terrorism


ALGIERS, ALGERIA (Catholic Online) - Algerian security forces have been operating in accordance to information gleaned on the suspicious movements of terrorist groups in the southern part of the country.

The use and implementation of new intelligence has been used by Algerian authorities as an effective means in the fight against terrorism. Rebel groups threaten both the country and its interests, ever since elections were disrupted in the 1990s. 

Find out how you can get food to needy children -- by going here!

The government has reiterated the commitment of the National People's Army to destroy these criminal gangs, who sometimes take the form of dormant cells being reactivated in the Sahara. These cells pose great concern for Algerian civilians.

It's been more than a year since the attack on the Gas Site in the Amenas, Tiguentourine area on January 16th, 2013. Both al-Qaeda operatives and allied terrorists have returned to Southern Algeria, where they plan to launch terrorist attacks against the country's interests.

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb have derived different factions operating in the Sahel Region is targeting Algeria due to its commitment to counter terrorism along with all of its funding sources in all over the world.

The seizure by the Algerian Army of heavy weapons raging from rockets smuggled from Libya through Mali and Katyusha rockets corroborate the intention of the al-Qaeda nebula to target Algeria and use its territory to launch terrorist attacks against Western interests in the Sahel Region.

---


'Help give every student and teacher Free resources for a world-class moral Catholic education'


Copyright 2017 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for FEBRUARY 2017
Comfort for the Afflicted.
That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.


Comments


More Africa

South Sudan has fertile land - So why are 5.5 MILLION PEOPLE starving? Watch

Image of South Sudan is starving (AFP).

South Sudan has made headlines recently as a famine was officially declared and images of starving children pop up everywhere - but why is ... continue reading


DR Congo targets churches - Convents close and religious are killed Watch

Image of Why is the Church the target of violence?

In the wake of an attack on a Catholic seminary, the leader of the Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has issued an appeal ... continue reading


Terrorists close in on Egypt's Coptic Christian minority Watch

Image of Coptic Christians have been under attack for years.

True to their word, ISIS targeted Christians in Egypt. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Coptic Christians compose a mere 10 percent of ... continue reading


'God gave orders to kill every infidel' - ISIS reveals their favorite targets in sick new propaganda film Watch

Image of ISIS targets Egypt.

In an ISIS propaganda video released Monday, the suicide bomber responsible for the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral <a ... continue reading


Was a Mali nun abducted by ISIS or is it all a cover for other, more evil, reasons? Watch

Image of Is ISIS responsible for abducting a nun?

The Colombian bishops are asking for prayers after a religious sister from Colombia was kidnapped for the home where she served in Mali. ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.