Algerian troops kill 'terror' chief: ministry

September 22, 2014 6:09 PM

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Algerian troops kill 'terror' chief: ministry

ALGIERS: Algerian soldiers have killed a "terrorist chief" during an operation in the Kabylie region some 110 kilometres (70 miles) east of the capital, the defence ministry announced on Monday.

"As part of the anti-terrorist struggle and acting on information received, an army detachment on Sunday eliminated a terrorist chief responsible for several crimes in the region," the ministry's Internet site reported.

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