Algeria says 14 Islamists killed near Tunisia last month

The Algerian army killed 14 Islamist fighters last month in the El-Oued region near the border with Tunisia, the government said on April 17, 2016The Algerian army killed 14 Islamist fighters last month in the El-Oued region near the border with Tunisia, the government said on Sunday. The Islamists were killed in an operation in the town of Kouinine near El-Oued, the defence ministry said on its website. Last year the Algerian army killed or arrested 157 “terrorists”, according to ministry figures.

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