Official Statement of MND
17th November 2021

Operational report of PNA from 10th to 16th 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 10th to 16th November 2021, several operations which testify the infallible commitment of our Armed Forces to preserve peace and security in our country:

      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 level of the 2nd and 3rd Military Regions, (20) drug traffickers and defeated attempts to introduce huge quantities of drugs via the borders with Morocco, amounting to (08) quintals and (31.5 ) kilograms of treated kif, while (28) other drug traffickers were arrested in their possession (27.5) kilograms of the same substance and (50185) psychotropic tablets seized in various operations carried out through other Military Regions.


      In addition, detachments of People's National Army intercepted, in Tamanrasset, In Guezzam, Bordj Badji Mokhtar, Djanet and Tindouf, (374) individuals and seized (22) vehicles, (177) generators, (156) jackhammers, (06) metals detectors, quantities of explosives, detonation tools and other equipment used in illegal gold mining operations, as well as (56) quintals of raw gold and stones mixture, while (29) other individuals were arrested, (07) hunting rifles, (06) automatic pistols, (16822) cartridges for hunting rifles, (226) tonnes of foodstuffs intended for smuggling, (25965) packets of tobacco and (19241) units of various drinks were seized in Adrar, El-Oued, Biskra, In Amenas, M'sila and Mostaganem. Likewise, smuggle attempts of quantities of fuel amounting to (22175) litres were foiled in Tébessa, El-Tarf and Souk Ahras.



      In another context, (124) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were apprehended in Djanet, Adrar, Ouargla, Tlemcen and El-Tarf.

Operation Events Report
Borders security and fight against smuggling and organized crime Arrest of drug traffickers 48
Seizure of treated kif (kg) 859
Seizure of psychotropic tablets 50185
Arrest of people (within smuggling and illegal gold mining ) 403
Seizure of generator sets 177
Seizure of jackhammers 156
Seizure of metal detectors 06
Raw gold and stones mixture (quintal) 56
Seizure of fire guns 13
Seizure of cartridges for hunting rifles 16822
Seizure of vehicles 22
Seizure of foodstuff intended for smuggling 226
Seizure of fuel 22175
Seizure of different drinks (unit) 19241
Seizure of tobacco (packets) 25965
Fight against illegal immigration Arrest of illegal immigrants from different nationalities 124

More Actualities