Within its boarders, Algeria has seen a steady increase in an attacks, arrest, and weapons. Showing signs of a possible increase of Jihadist activist. Algeria hasn’t seen activity like this since the 1990’s.
On January 14th, 2021 in the Tebessa Province a group of hunters from Bir El Ater set out to go hunting. As they drove, they ran over an IED. (Improvised Explosive Device) All five members of the hunting party were killed, and the town was very uneasy with a long history of Terrorism in its past. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first-time innocent towns people have been affected by something of this nature, the region is littered with bombs left over from the 1990’s. On the same day hours later in Khenchela region, the army found and killed a terrorist who was help in in a cave. A machine gun, radio and a pair of binoculars were found with him. This was a sign he leader in monitoring the area for strategic attacks.
January 7th, 2021 a solider of the 104th operational maneuver regiment, one of Algeria’s elite anti-terrorist units, had uncovered the long tube of a portable Russian Strela-2 anti-aircraft missile. Alegria hasn’t seen this kind of weapons since the 1900s and a lot of red flags have been raised. The Cache of weapons were found near Tizi Ouzou the capital of Algeria.
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