Report: Algerian police ambush terror group chief

January 3, 2012 02:08


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Algerian police said Monday that they had killed an "important commander" and of a terrorist group near the village of Azib Ahmed, Egyptian daily Al Shorouk reported.

According to the report, police ambushed Mohand Oummran and his right-hand man just outside the town of Azib Ahmed shortly after 4:00 p.m., firing on the vehicle and killing the two men.

According to the police source, who declined to give his name due to the sensitivity of the subject, Oummran and his "Al Hashaash" group were responsible for a number of attacks on security forces operating in the Kabylie region.

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