Within the dynamics of sustained efforts in the fight against terrorism and against multifaceted organized crime, units and detachments of People's National Army carried out, during the period from 22nd to 28th June 2022, several operations which led to high quality results which reflect professionalism, vigilance and permanent availability of our Armed Forces throughout the national territory:
Within the framework of the fight against terrorism, detachments of People's National Army arrested (03) elements of support for terrorist groups in separate operations across the national territory.
Within the framework of the fight against organized crime and in continuity with the intense efforts aiming to counter drug trafficking scourge in our country, combined detachments of People's National Army arrested, in coordination with the various security services at the level of the 2nd and 3rd Military Regions, (30) drug traffickers and thwarted attempts to introduce huge quantities of drugs across the borders with Morocco, amounting to (11) quintals and (53) kilograms of treated kif, while (19) other drug traffickers were arrested in possession of (44) kilograms of the same substance and (173,221) psychotropic tablets during various operations carried out across the Military Regions.
In addition, detachments of People's National Army intercepted, in Tamanrasset, Bordj Badji Mokhtar, In Guezzam, Djanet and Tindouf, (209) individuals and seized two (02) submachine guns type Kalashnikov, a quantity of ammunition, (09) vehicles, (287) generators, (203) jackhammers, (11) tons of raw gold and stones mixture, detonation tools and equipment used in illegal gold panning operations, while (14 ) other individuals were apprehended and (13) shotguns, (13,503) cartridges, (47,820) packets of tobacco, (11,125) units of various beverages and (37) tons of foodstuffs intended for smuggling were seized in Ouargla, El-Oued, In Guezzam, Setif, Tebessa, Batna, M'Sila and Djelfa.
In the same context, Border Guards thwarted, in coordination with the services of the National Gendarmerie, attempts to smuggle huge quantities of fuel amounting to (52,139) litres in Tamanrasset, Bordj Badji Mokhtar, El-Oued, Tebessa, El-Tarf and Souk Ahras, while (166) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were arrested across the national territory.
|Fight against terrorism
||Arrest of elements of support for terrorist groups
|Borders security and fight against smuggling and organized crime
||Arrest of drug traffickers
|Seizure of treated kif (quintal)
|Seizure of psychotropic tablets
|Arrest of people (within smuggling and illegal gold mining operations)
|Seizure of fire guns
|Seizure of generator sets
|Seizure of jackhammers
|Seizure of raw gold and stones mixture (tons)
|Seizure of foodstuff intended for smuggling (tons)
|Seizure of tobacco (packet)
|Seizure of different beverages (unit)
|Seizure of fuel (litre)
|Seizure of vehicles
|Fight against illegal immigration
||Arrest of illegal immigrants from different nationalities