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Algeria issues list of 21 militants training in Libya to attack neighbours

The security authorities in Algeria and the Sahel states have published a list of 21 would-be suicide bombers from a militant group training in Libya to carry out attacks in Algeria and Tunisia, Algerian El-Khabar newspaper reported on 13 May. The group was composed mostly of Malians, as well as four Mauritanians, three Algerians, two Tunisians, one Egyptian and one Nigerian, the report said. The would-be attackers comprised a group called Kawkebet El Chouhada (Kawkabat al-Shuhada, in English: Constellation of Martyrs), the report said.

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

May 15, 2015 at 8:16 pm

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