Terrorists target Algerian army bus in Tizi Ouzou
A group of ten terrorists opened fire on an Algerian army bus near a security check point in Tizi Ouzou on Wednesday (December 5th), Ech Chourouk reported. The driver was slightly wounded in the attack and several terrorists were hurt in the ensuing ambush. Security services recently carried out a large-scale military operation in Tizi Ouzou’s forests. Many terrorist hideouts were destroyed and more than 20 terrorists surrounded.
In related news Friday, Reuters reported that the death toll from political violence in Algeria dropped to its lowest level in a year in November. Six people were killed according to local media reports, including four terrorists and two civilians. In October, the death toll reached 60, bringing the number of people killed in clashes since the beginning of 2007 to 435.
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