Official Statement of MND
10th November 2021

Operational report of PNA from 3rd to 9th November 2021

      Within the framework of the noble missions of defence and security of the national territory against all forms of threats, detachments and units of People's National Army carried out, from 3rd to 9th November 2021, several operations which testify the infallible commitment of our Armed Forces to preserve peace and security in our country:

      In the field of the fight against terrorism, combined detachments of People's National Army apprehended (08) elements of support for terrorist groups in separate operations across the national territory.

      In the context of operations to fight organized crime and within the dynamics of the intense efforts to thwart drug trafficking scourge in our country, combined detachments of People's National Army arrested, in coordination with the various security services in the country at the 2nd and 3rd Military Regions, (18) drug traffickers and thwarted attempts to introduce important quantities of drugs via the borders with Morocco, amounting to (12) quintals and (39) kilograms of treated kif, while (28) other drug traffickers were arrested in their possession (33.5) kilograms of the same substance and (168,735) psychotropic tablets seized in various operations carried out across the other Military Regions.



      In addition, detachments of People's National Army intercepted, in Tamanrasset, In Guezzam, Bordj Badji Mokhtar and Djanet, (149) individuals and seized (19) vehicles, (312) generators, (205) jackhammers, (06) metal detectors, quantities of explosives, detonation tools and other equipment used in illegal gold mining operations, as well as (31) quintals of raw gold and stones mixture, while (09) other individuals were arrested, (29) hunting rifles, (03) automatic pistols and (21,300) packets of tobacco were seized in El-Oued, Ghardaia, Batna, Khenchela and Tipaza. Likewise, smuggle attempts of quantities of fuel amounting to (12,694) litres were foiled in Tebessa, El-Tarf and Souk Ahras.


      In another context, (175) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were apprehended in Tlemcen, Bechar, Tamanrasset, Sidi Belabbes and Tindouf.

Operation Events Report
Fight against terrorism Elements of support for terrorist groups 08
Borders security and fight against smuggling and organized crime Arrest of drug traffickers 46
Seizure of treated kif (kg) 1,272.5
Seizure of psychotropic tablets 168,735
Arrest of people (within smuggling and illegal gold mining) 158
Seizure of generator sets 312
Seizure of jackhammers 205
Seizure of metal detectors 06
Raw gold and stones mixture (quintal) 31
Seizure of fire guns 32
Seizure of vehicles 19
Seizure of fuel (litre) 12,694
Seizure of tobacco (packets) 21,300
Fight against illegal immigration Arrest of illegal immigrants from different nationalities 175

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