Algeria seizes nearly $100 000 militants ransom ca

2022-04-05
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Algeria seized €80 000 in ransom cash paid to free hostagesThe country hit a daily record for new cases.. The army recovered the money from “terrorist groups” in the troubled Sahel regionthere is no formal mechanism by which provinces can dispatch doctors and nurses to another part o. Algeria condemned the payment of ransom for hostages.

Algeria’s army has retrieved a “slice of the ransom” cash paid out to free hostages held by “terrorist groups” in the troubled Sahel region, the defence ministry has said.

Soldiers “recovered the sum of €80 000” ($97 900) during an operation in Algeria’s north-eastern Jijel province, a statement issued late on Monday saidGet more of what matters in your inbox.

Algerian authorities use the term “terrorist” to describe armed Islamists who have been active in the country since the early 1990s, including members of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

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