Official Statement of MND
17th March 2021
Fight against terrorism.. One terrorist eliminated and two others captured in Bordj Badji Mokhtar
Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and during a search and racketing operation conducted near the border strip in the operational sector of Bordj Badji Mokhtar - 6th Military Region, and following a clash with a terrorist group In the evening of yesterday, March 16th, 2021, a detachment of the People’s National Army shot dead the terrorist named "Amar BECHAR" and captured two (02) others, "Sidi Mohamed BEN KHIA" and "Mohamed CHERAYET".
The operation resulted in the recovery of one (01) Kalashnikov machine pistol and a quantity of ammunition, one (01) all-terrain vehicle, two (02) telecommunication devices and other effects.
This operation is in line with the positive results achieved on the ground by the units of the People's National Army and shows their vigilance, determination and readiness to root out terrorism in our country and to track down anyone who would attempt to undermine the security and stability of our country.