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Algerian Special Forces Kill 8 Al-Qaeda Militants in Mountainous Region

Algerian Special Forces Kill 8 Al-Qaeda Militants in Mountainous Region

Algerian security forces carried out a special operation, during which they killed eight members of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) militant organization in the mountainous Medea province, the country’s defense ministry said on Sunday.

“Army forces carried out a sweep of the area and were able to kill eight militants,” the ministry said in a statement seen by Sputnik.

The ministry added that four militants were captured alive.

Source: Algerian Special Forces Kill 8 Al-Qaeda Militants in Mountainous Region