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North African al-Qaida says top figure killed in ambush

North African al-Qaida says top figure killed in ambush

A leading figure of the North African affiliate of al-Qaida has been killed in an ambush by Algerian soldiers, one of 109 terrorists killed by Algerian security forces in 2015, the country’s Defense Ministry said Sunday.

Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, or AQIM, said that Abu al-Hassan Rachid al-Bulaydi, head of the Sharia Committee, was killed on Friday “…

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