ARCHIVES | MARCH 2020

31.03.2020
The Major General Saïd CHANEGRIHA, on a working and inspection visit to the 1st Military Region in Blida

    In order to inquire about the degree of operational availability of the units of People's National Army, the Major General Saïd CHANEGRIHA, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army carried out this Tuesday, 31st March 2020, a working and inspection visit to the 1st Military Region in Blida.
 

    At the end of the welcoming ceremony and with the Major General Ali Sidane, Commander of the 1st Military Region, the Major General, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army observed a moment's silence to pay tribute to the valiant Chahid "Amhamed Bouguerra", Commander of the 4th Historic Wilaya, whose name is borne by the Region headquarters. For the circumstance, he laid a wreath at his commemorative stele and recited the Fatiha to his memory and to our valiant Chouhada.

 

   Then, the Major General chaired a working meeting with the Command and the executives of the Region, the Commanders of the Military Sectors and the Chiefs of the different security services, where he followed a presentation by the Commander of the 1st Military Region, about the several measures taken, in execution of the instructions of the High Command, in order to counter the spread of the new Coronavirus, within the competence sector, particularly in the wilaya of Blida, before following the presentations of the Commanders of the Military Sectors and the different security services. After that, the Major General gave a set of guidelines and instructions focusing on preventive measures against the spread of this epidemic within the ranks of the People's National Army and the engagement of the necessary measures to maintain the availability of the units and the Forces at their highest level.

 

 

   At the level of the 52nd Medical Regiment of Bouira, and along with the Major General Ali Sidane, Commander of the 1st Military Region and the Major General Abdelkader Bendjelloul, Central Director of Military Health Services, the Major General inquired about the last preparations and devices undertaken by all the components of this Regiment, in anticipation of any possible intervention at any time, in support of the national health system in this exceptional health circumstance, he closely inspected the different modern equipment and the medical means available in this Regiment, like the campaign Hospital, which can manage a considerable number of patients in case the situation requires it.

 

 

 

    The Major General has also visited the 12th Para-Commandos Regiment, where he followed a presentation by the Commandant of the Regiment, about the several activities registered within the framework of the Combat Preparation Program under the current year. Then the Major General went to Arms Place, where the executives and the elements of the Regiment were aligned to the ranks, in order to receive instructions and guidelines aiming to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic and to take all necessary measures, emphasizing the imperative to don't neglect or abandon any combat preparation activity and to preserve the operational availability of the Regiment, in addition to the execution of combat missions assigned with the same cadence, the same motivation and with all the rigor. Afterward, the Major General followed kuk-sool exhibitions performed by the elements of the Regiment.

 

 

30.03.2020
The Major General, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army, in visit to the first Military Region, in Blida

    Major General CHANEGRIHA Saïd, interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army, will carry out, tomorrow, tusday 31 March 2020, a working and inspection visit to the first Military Region.


    The visit will constitute an opportunity for the Major General, to inspect some units and to preside an orientation meeting with the command staff and the executives of the Region.

30.03.2020
Fight against smuggling and organized crime.. Permanent vigilance

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, and in the wake of continued efforts to stem the spread of drug trafficking scourge in our country, border guards seized, on 29 march 2020 in Naama/2nd MR, (156) kilograms of treated kif, while detachments of People's National Army intercepted, in Tamanrasset and Bordj Badji Mokhtar/6th RM, two(02) individuals and seized one(01) all-terrain vehicle, (06) generators and four(04) jackhammers.

    Moreover, a detachment of PNA seized, in coordination with custom's services in Djelfa/1st MR,(5455) units of different drinks, while elements of National Gendarmerie arrested, in Biskra/4th MR, a speculator having stored a large quantity of wheat, amounting (484,1) quintals.

29.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Discovery and destruction of one (01) casemate for terrorists in Bouira

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of People's National Army discovered and destroyed, on 28 march 2020 in Lakhdaria, wilaya of Bouira/1st MR, one (01) casemate for terrorists, containing one (01) homemade bomb, pharmaceutical products and other objects.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, and in the dynamics of the operations aiming to stem the spread of drug scourge in our country, a combined detachment of PNA, in coordination with custom's services, seized in In Aménas/4th MR, an important quantity of treated kif, amounting to (513) kilograms, , while coast-guards seized, in Tamentfoust, wilaya of Algiers/1st MR,(247,235) kilograms of the same substance.

 

 

 

    In the same context, PNA detachments, in coordination with custom's services, intercepted in Tlemcen and Oran, in 2nd Military Region, a drug trafficker and seized (136) kilograms of treated kif, while elements of National Gendarmerie, apprehended in Biskra/4th MR, a smuggler on a truck, loaded with (21,8) quintals of tobacco.

    It should be emphasized that these operations, carried out yesterday, which led to a seizure of a total quantity of treated kif, amounting (896,235) kilograms, denote the high vigilance and firm determination of PNA Forces and different security services, to fight against drug trafficking scourge and against all forms of crime, in our country, in addition, to the efforts made to fight the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

28.03.2020
Fight against smuggling and organized crime.. Successful operations in various Military Regions

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of PNA, in coordination with elements of National Gendarmerie and custom's services, arrested on 27 march 2020 in Aïn Defla/1st MR and in Naama/2nd MR, three(03) drug traffickers and seized (125,5) kilograms of treated kif.


    In the same context, PNA detachments intercepted in Tamanrasset/6th MR, Adrar and Tindouf/3rd MR, nine(09) peoples and seized (05) vehicles, and (02) trucks loaded with (32) tons of foodstuff, (1000) liters of table oil, (10) jackhammers, (06) generators, while elements of National Gendarmerie arrested in Oran/2nd MR, three (03) criminals in possession of a sum of counterfeit banknotes, in national currency, amounting to (4,5) billions cents and seized (02) artisanal riffles in Biskra/4th MR.

    In addition, PNA combined detachments and elements of National Gendarmerie foiled smuggling attempts of (9128) liters of fuel in Souk Ahras, Tebessa, El Tarf in 5th Military Region and in Adrar/3rd MR.

25.03.2020
Fight against smuggling and organized crime.. Arrest of three (03) drug traffickers and a large amount of treated kif seized in Naama

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, and in the dynamics of the operations aiming to stem the spread of drug scourge in our country, a combined detachment of PNA, in coordination with custom's services, arrested, on 24 march 2020 in Naama/2nd MR, three (03) drug traffickers and seized an important quantity of treated kif, amounting to (611) kilograms.

 

    In the same context, a PNA detachment, in coordination with elements of National Gendarmerie, arrested in Sétif/5th MR, eight (08) drug traffickers and seized (85290) psychotropic tablets, four (04) vehicles, and à sum of money amounting to (04) billions cents, while others PNA detachments apprehended in El-Tarf and Constantine in the 5th Military Region, eight(08) drug traffickers, in possession of (8076) psychotropic tablets.

    Moreover, PNA detachments arrested, during separate operations led in Djanet/4th MR and Tamanrasset/6th MR, (223) individuals and seized (35) generators , (21) jackhammers, (1600) liters of fuel intended for smuggling, whereas elements of National Gendarmerie arrested, in coordination with National Security services in Adrar/3rd MR, three (03) smugglers and seized (114,9) tons of foodstuff. Furthermore, (25) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were intercepted in In-Amenas/4th MR.

23.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Discovery and destruction of twelve (12) casemates for terrorists and five(05) homemade bombs in Batna

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism, and further to a search and raking operation carried out in the locality of Beni Foudhala in Batna/5th MR, a detachment of People's National Army discovered and destroyed , on 22 march 2020,twelve(12) casemates for terrorists , five(05) homemade bombs and some clothing gear and other objects.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of PNA arrested in Djanet/4th MR, (264) people and seized (12) jackhammers, (16) generators and (01) truck loaded with stones and raw gold mixture, while elements of National Gendarmerie and Border Guards seized(11891) psychotropic tablets, during separate patrols led near borders in Tebessa/5th MR, and at El-Oued/4th MR.

 

    Furthermore, elements of National Gendarmerie arrested in Chlef/1st MR, three(03) drug traffickers in possession of(9,5) kilograms of treated kif, while (25) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were intercepted in Tlemcen/2nd MR and in Djanet/4th MR.

21.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Arrest of an element of support for terrorist groups in Batna and destruction of three terrorist caches in Médéa

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and thanks to intelligence exploitation, a detachment of People's National Army, in coordination with the services of National Security, arrested on 20 march 2020, an element of support for terrorist groups in Batna/5th MR, while another detachment discovered and destroyed, three(03) terrorist caches in Médéa/1st MR.

   Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of People's National Army, arrested in Djanet/4th MR, and in Tamanrasset and Bordj Badji Mokhtar/6th MR, (47) individuals and seized (04) vehicles, (06) jackhammers, (06) generators and (02) satellite telephones, while other PNA's detachments foiled, during separate operations led in Tébessa and Souk-Ahras/5th MR and in Adrar/3rd MR, smuggling attempts of (8.894) liters of fuel; although an individual has been apprehended, in Biskra/4th MR, on a truck loaded with (4,92) tones of foodstuff intended for smuggling.

   In the same context, Border Guards apprehended in Tindouf/3rd MR, a drug trafficker and seized (100) kilograms of treated kif. As well, elements of National Gendarmerie arrested in Aïn-Defla/1st MR, another drug trafficker in possession of (13,4) kilograms of the same substance.

 

   Furthermore, elements of National Gendarmerie arrested in Oran, Tissemsilt and Tiaret/2nd MR, two(02) individuals and seized (04) hunting rifles with other equipments, while (12) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were arrested in Tlemcen/2nd MR, and in Ouargla and Djanet in the 4th Military Region.

18.03.2020
Fight against smuggling and organized crime.. New successful operations

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, and during a reconnaissance patrol carried out near Hassi Messaoud, wilaya of Ouargla in the 4th MR, a detachment of People's National Army arrested on 17th March 2020, one (01) smuggler aboard a vehicle, after refusing to comply and opening fire on the elements of the detachment, who were able to control him and to seize one (01) submachine gun type Kalashnikov, four (04) ammunition chargers, (147) bullets, one (01) pair of binoculars and one (01) satellite telephone, as well as (240) litres of fuel.

 

    In another context, Border Guard seized, in Tlemcen in the 2nd MR, fifty (50) kilograms of treated kif, while elements of National Gendarmerie apprehended, in El-Tarf, Skikda and Tebessa in the 5th MR, five (05) drug traffickers in possession of (2,342) psychotropic tablets.

 

    In addition, detachments of the PNA arrested, in Tamanrasset and Bordj Badji Mokhtar in the 6th MR, five (05) individuals and seized (1.97) kilograms of dynamite, eight (08) lighting tubes, six (06) meters of detonation wick, sixty (60) kilograms of chemicals, as well as one thousand (1,000) litres of fuel intended for smuggling, while elements of National Gendarmerie and Border Guards intercepted twelve (12) illegal immigrants from different nationalities in Tlemcen and Ain Temouchent in the 2nd MR.

16.03.2020
Major General CHANEGRIHA Saïd installs the new Commander of the Land Forces

    On behalf of the President of the Republic, Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of National Defence, and in accordance with the presidential decree of 07th March 2020, the Major General CHANEGRIHA Saïd, Interim Chief of Staff People's National Army will proceed tomorrow Tuesday, 17th March 2020, to the official installation of the Major General ATAMNIA Ammar, in the functions of Commander of the Land Forces.


    This installation will be an opportunity for the Major General Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army, to hold an orientation meeting with the executives and the personnel of the Land Forces Command.

16.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Successful operations in various Military Regions

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism, detachments of People's National Army discovered and destroyed, on 15th March 2020, further to separate excavation and raking operations carried out in Djelfa/1st MR and Setif/5th MR, seven (07) homemade bombs, while a combined detachment of People's National Army arrested, in coordination wi²National Security services, one (01) element of support for terrorist groups in Tebessa/5th MR.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of PNA arrested, in Tamanrasset, Bordj Badji Mokhtar and In Guezzam/6th MR, twenty-five (25) individuals and seized twenty-three (23) generators, eleven (11) jackhammers, three (03) vehicles, two (02) trucks, as well as (3.47) tones of foodstuff and (8,600) litres of fuel intended for smuggling.

    In addition, a detachment of People's National Army intercepted, in Ouargla/4th MR, an individual on board a truck charged with (2,500) boxes of cigarettes, while twenty-seven (27) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were arrested in Tlemcen, Relizane and Laghouat.

15.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Discovery and destruction of one (01) homemade bomb

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of People's National Army discovered and destroyed, on 14th March 2020 in Djelfa/1st MR, one (01) homemade bomb and fifteen (15) kilograms of explosive products.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, and in the dynamics of the operations aiming to stem the spread of drug scourge in our country, a combined detachment of PNA seized, in Naama/2nd MR, a large amount of treated kif amounting to (194) kilograms, while Border Guards seized fifty (50) kilograms of the same substance in Tlemcen/2nd MR.


    In addition, elements of National Gendarmerie and Coast Guards seized, following two separate operations carried out in Jijel/5th MR, (67.2) kilograms of treated kif, while a detachment of People's National Army arrested, in In Guezzam/6th MR, four (04) individuals and seized three (03) generators, four (04) jackhammers and two (02) metal detectors, as well as one (01) vehicle and three (03) motorcycles.

14.03.2020
The Major General, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army, in visit to the National Preparatory School for Engineering Studies in Rouiba

    The Major General CHANEGRIHA Saïd, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army, will carry out, on Sunday 15th March 2020, a working visit to the National Preparatory School for Engineering Studies/1st Military Region.


    During the visit, the Major General will chair the annual meeting of executives and managers of training structures of People's National Army, and will hold an orientation meeting with students from military schools.

14.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Arrest of an element of support for terrorist groups in Tamanrasset

   Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and thanks to intelligence exploitation, a detachment of People's National Army arrested, on 12th March 2020, in Tamanrasset/6th MR, an element of support for terrorist groups activating in the region of the Sahel, while detachments of People's National Army/5th Military Region, destroyed one (01) homemade bomb in Jijel and one (01) hand grenade in El Taref.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, a detachment of PNA, under the Operational Sector of In-Amenas/4th RM seized, on 13th March 2020, (264.4 Kg) of treated kif on board of a vehicle in Illizi, while a combined detachment of PNA in coordination with the Algerian Customs service seized in Tlemcen/2nd MR, (39) kilograms of treated kif, while elements of National Gendarmerie arrested in Mila and Bejaïa/5th MR, Ain-Temouchent/2nd MR and Bechar/3rd MR, (06) drug traffickers in their possession (2,925) psychotropic tablets and (1.99) kilograms of treated kif. In addition, elements of National Gendarmerie seized (900) cartridges of 12mm and 16mm calibres as well as (5874) liters of fuel intended for smuggling in Tébessa, El Taref and Souk-Ahras/5th MR.


   In another context, detachments of People's National Army arrested during various operations in Tamanrasset, Bordj Badji Mokhtar, In-Guezzam and Sillet/6th Military Region, (31) individuals and seized (16) generators, (09) metal detectors, (20) jackhammers, (02) bags of stone mix, as well as (5.5) kilograms of treated kif. In the same context, (2,640) litres of fuel intended for smuggling, (05) vehicles and (04) satellite telephones and one motorcycle were seized.

    In addition, a detachment of People's National Army arrested Bordj Badji Mokhtar/6th MR, (06) smugglers and seized (02) trucks charged with a large quantity of construction materials and other items intended for smuggling. In addition, combined detachments of PNA arrested, in El-Oued/4th MR, (02) individuals aboard (02) vehicles and seized (29,434) boxes of medicines, (9,600) units of different drinks as well as (90) quintals of foodstuff.

    Within the framework of the fight against illegal immigration, elements of Coast Guards defeated, in Oran/2nd MR, an illegal immigration attempt of (16) people, while (44) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were intercepted in Tlemcen/2nd MR and in Tamanrasset/6th MR.

11.03.2020
The Major General, Interim Chief of Staff of PNA will install the new Commander of the 5th Military Region in Constantine

    On behalf of the President of the Republic, Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of National Defence, and in accordance with the presidential decree of 07th March 2020, the Major General CHANEGRIHA Saïd, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army, will proceed tomorrow Thursday 12th March 2020, to the official installation of the Major General HAMBLI Noureddine in the functions of Commander of the 5th Military Region in Constantine, as a replacement of the Major General ATAMNIA Ammar, designated Commander of the Land Forces .


    This installation will be an opportunity for the Major General, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army, to hold an orientation meeting with the executives and the staff of the Region.

11.03.2020
Fight against organized crime.. Seizure of a important quantity of treated kif amounting to ten (10) quintals and fifty (50) kilograms

    Within the framework of the fight against organized crime, within the dynamics of the operations aiming to defeat drug trafficking attempts in our country and thanks to the intelligence exploitation, a combined detachment of People's National Army seized, the 10th March 2020, in the border locality of Béni Ounif, wilaya of Bechar/3rd Military Region, an important quantity of treated kif amounting to ten (10) quintals and fifty (50) kilograms.

 

    In the same context, another detachment of People's National Army intercepted, in coordination with the services of the National Security in Tlemcen/2nd Military Region, four (04) drug traffickers in their possession (09) kilograms of treated kif, while elements of National Gendarmerie apprehended, in Ouargla/4th Military Region, three (03) other drug traffickers in their possession (2.18) kilograms of the same substance, as well as (1.126) psychotropic tablets.

    In addition, a detachment of PNA intercepted, in In Guezzam/6th MR, three (03) individuals and seized two (02) vehicles and (1.75) tones of foodstuffs, while thirty-seven (37) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were arrested in Tlemcen, Ouargla and Bordj Badji Mokhtar.

10.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Destruction of three (03) homemade bombs in Tizi-ouzou

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism, a detachment of People's National Army destroyed, on 09th March 2020, in the locality of Oued Aguergour, commune of Draâ El Mizane, wilaya of Tizi-ouzou/1st Military Region, three (03) homemade bombs.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, a detachment of People's National Army seized one (01) submachine gun type Kalashnikov, two (02) chargers loaded with thirty (30) bullets, hidden on board of an all-terrain vehicle during a reconnaissance patrol carried out near the border strip of In Amenas in 4th Military Region.

    In addition, detachments of People's National Army arrested, in Tamanrasset and Bordj Badji Mokhtar/6th Military Region, twenty-five (25) individuals and seized three (03) metal detectors, two (02) generators, one (01) jackhammer, as well as one (01) all-terrain vehicle and one thousand (1000) litres of fuel intended for smuggling, while fifteen (15) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were intercepted in Tlemcen/2nd Military region.

09.03.2020
Fight against smuggling and organized crime.. New successful operations

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of People's National Army arrested, on 08th March 2020 in Tamanrasset/6th MR, seven (07) individuals and seized ten (10) generators, (17 ) jackhammers and seven (07) metal detectors, as well as two (02) all-terrain vehicles, (07) quintals of foodstuffs intended for smuggling and two (02) satellite telephones.

    Within the dynamics of the operations aiming to stem the spread of the drugs scourge in our country, elements of National Gendarmerie arrested, during two separate operations carried out in Tlemcen/2nd MR and Skikda/5th MR, one (01) drug trafficker and seized (123) kilograms of treated kif, while Coast Guards seized, in Oran/2nd MR, another quantity of the same substance amounting to (41) kilograms.

    In addition, elements of National Gendarmerie intercepted, in Biskra/4th MR, three (03) individuals aboard one (01) truck loaded with (760) kilograms of copper, while (21) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were intercepted in Tlemcen and Relizane.

08.03.2020
Press release from the Ministry of National Defense

    During a search and raking operation carried out by a detachment of People's National Army in the locality of Béni-Bouateb, wilaya of Chlef/1st MR, and further to the explosion of a handmade bomb, two (02) soldiers at Contractual Corporal rank fell as a martyr on 07th March 2020, It was about Bouskaia Billel and Nouasria Badis.

    In this painful circumstance, the Major General Saïd Chanegriha, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army sends his sincere condolences to the families and the relatives of both Chouhada, reiterating that People's National Army will continue their efforts, without respite and whatever the sacrifices, to track down these criminals and to neutralize them wherever they are throughout the national territory.

07.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Discovery and destruction of a artisanal mine in Sidi Belabbes

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and further to an excavation and raking operation carried out on 06th March 2020, in the locality of Tafassour, wilaya of Sidi Belabbes/2nd MR, a combined detachment of People's National Army discovered and destroyed, one (01) artisanal mine and recovered a quantity of ammunition.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, a combined detachment of PNA and Border Guards, arrested, in Ain Defla/1st MR and Tlemcen/2nd MR, two (02) drug traffickers and seized (46) kilograms and (795) grams of treated kif, while elements of National Gendarmerie arrested, in Naâma/2nd MR, one (01) drug trafficker in possession of (01) kilogram of the same substance and (02) individuals aboard a truck charged with (10) quintals of tobacco in Biskra/4th MR.

 

    In the same context, PNA detachment seized (04) generators and (05) jackhammers in Tamanrasset/6th MR, while smuggle attempts of (8,120) litres of fuel were foiled in Souk- Ahras, El Taref and Tébessa/5th MR.

    In addition, elements of National Gendarmerie intercepted, in Relizane/2nd MR, (02) individuals in possession of (02) drones equipped with cameras.

05.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Identification of the eliminated terrorist in Sidi Belabbes

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and following the operation led by a detachment of People's National Army, on 02nd March 2020 in the locality of Tafassour, wilaya of Sidi Belabbes/2nd MR, allowed the shooting down of one (01) dangerous terrorist and the recovery of one (01) submachine gun type Kalashnikov, an explosive belt and a quantity of ammunition, then, it was proceeded to the identification of the criminal. It was about "Akeb Belkhir" known as "Anes El Bechari" who joined the terrorist groups in 2002.

    In the same context and further to separate search and raking operations in Batna/5thMR, M'sila and Djelfa/1st MR, PNA detachments discovered and destroyed seven (07) casemates for terrorists containing foodstuffs, sleeping effects and various other items.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, detachments of PNA intercepted, in Tamanrasset and Bordj Badji Mokhtar/6th MR, three (03) individuals and seized (16.2) kilograms of dynamite, (101) lighting tubes and (85) meters of detonation fuse, as well as two (02) all-terrain vehicles and (2.5) tones of foodstuffs intended for smuggling, while another detachment apprehended in Djanet/4th MR three (03) people in their possession eight (08) water pumps, one (01) generator, one (01) jackhammer, eleven (11) bags of stones and raw gold mixture, and a quantity of chemicals products.

    In addition, elements of National Gendarmerie arrested, in Bechar/3rd MR, one (01) drug trafficker and seized (8.97) kilograms of treated kif, while (44) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were intercepted in Relizane, Tlemcen and Naama.

05.03.2020
The People's National Army organizes the national military women's athletics meeting

    On the occasion of World Women's Day, coinciding with 8th March of each year, People's National Army organized this Thursday, 05thMarch 2020 at the Centre of Grouping and Preparation of Military Sports Teams of Ben Aknoun in Algiers the 11th Edition of the National Military Women's Athletics Meeting.

 

    This sporting event, which is organized within the framework of the increased interest granted by the High Command of People's National Army to the promotion and the development of female sport, was marked by the participation of the best female military athletes from different Forces Commands, Military Regions, Directorates of the Ministry of National Defence and training structures of People's National Army.

 

    This military national sporting event, which took place in good conditions, saw a strong presence of spectators, particularly the female gender, and was closed by the presentation of medals and gifts to the winners.

04.03.2020
Fight against organized crime.. Seizure of a large quantity of kif processed in Naama

    Within the framework of the fight against organized crime and in the dynamics of operations aiming to thwart drug trafficking attempts in our country, elements of National Gendarmerie seized, yesterday 03rd March 2020, an important quantity of treated kif amounting to eleven (11) quintals and (74) kilograms during a search and excavation operation in the commune of Djenine Bourezg, Wilaya of Naama/2nd MR.

 

    This high quality operation is in added to the multiple operations which allowed the of the introduction and the peddling thwart of these poisons in our country, and reiterates the professionalism, the vigilance and the permanent availability of the units of People's National Army and the different security services within the fight against all forms of organized crime.

03.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Discovery and destruction of thirteen (13) casemates for terrorists in Batna and Medea

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and further to an excavation and raking operation carried out in the locality of Djebel Ahmar Khaddou, commune of Arris, wilaya of Batna/5th MR, a detachment of People's National Army discovered and destroyed, on 02nd March 2020, twelve (12) casemates for terrorists containing foodstuffs and sleeping effects, as well as six (06) homemade bombs, while another detachment of PNA discovered and destroyed one (01) casemate for terrorists and one (01) homemade bomb, during the excavation and the search operation which is still in progress in the locality of Oued Aiouedj, wilaya of Medea/1st MR.

    Within the framework of the fight against smuggling and organized crime, PNA detachments intercepted, in Tamanrasset/6th MR, (15) individuals and seized (03) generators, (03) jackhammers, one (01) metal detector, as well as two (02) all-terrain vehicles and one (01) hunting rifle, while elements of National Gendarmerie discovered in Mehalma, wilaya of Algiers/1st MR, two (02) automatic pistols, two (02) grenades and (579) bullets of different calibres.

    In addition, a combined detachment of PNA apprehended, in Relizane/2nd MR, one (01) drug trafficker and seized (3.3) kilograms of treated kif and one (01) tourist vehicle, while elements of the National Gendarmerie arrested three (03) drug traffickers in possession of (570) psychotropic tablets in Biskra/4th MR.

02.03.2020
Fight against terrorism.. Elimination of a dangerous terrorist in Sidi Belabbes

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and further to an excavation and search operation in the locality of Tafassour, wilaya of Sidi Belabbes/2nd MR, a detachment of People's National Army shot down today, 02nd March 2020, a dangerous terrorist and recovered a submachine gun type Kalashnikov, three chargers loaded with ammunition, as well as an explosive belt and a pair of binoculars, while the identification of the murdered criminal is continuing.

    During the operation, which is still in progress, the Contractual Djoundi Merdaci Moussa fell on the field of honour. Further to this tragic event, the Major General Saïd Chanegriha, Interim Chief of Staff of People's National Army expresses his sincere condolences and deep compassion to the Chahid's family and his relatives.

    The People's National Army reiterates its commitment and determination, through the tireless efforts made within the fight against terrorism, to track down these criminals and to eliminate them wherever they are throughout the national territory.

02.03.2020
Discovery and destruction of two (02) casemates for terrorists and two (02) artisanal bombs in Medea

    Within the framework of the fight against terrorism and further to search and raking operation carried out in the locality of Oued Aiouedj, wilaya of Medea/1st MR, a detachment of People's National Army discovered and destroyed, on 1st March 2020, (02) casemates for terrorists and two (02) homemade bombs.

    Within the framework of the fight against organized crime, a detachment of PNA discovered, during a reconnaissance patrol in the commune of Amoura, wilaya of Djelfa/1st MR, one (01) cache containing ten (10) hunting rifles and three (03) barrels for hunting rifles, while another detachment of PNA seized, in Tamanrasset/6th MR, (4,560) kilograms of dynamite, (27) detonators, (15) meters of fuse detonation, as well as (02) generators, (03) jackhammers and one (01) metal detector.

 

    In Adrar/3rd MR, a detachment of PNA intercepted, in coordination with the Customs services, two (02) smugglers on board one (01) truck loaded with (1600) litres of fuel and (19800) litres of table oil intended for smuggling.

    In addition, elements of National Gendarmerie arrested, in Skikda/5th MR, four (04) individuals and seized (245) quintals of tobacco and one (01) hunting rifle, while they seized, in El-Oued/4th MR, one (01) truck loaded with (1092) units of different drinks. Moreover, (82) illegal immigrants from different nationalities were arrested in Tamanrasset, Tlemcen, Djanet and Tebessa.

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