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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Algerian Forces Kill 22

TUNIS () -- Algerian security forces killed 22 Moslem fundamentalists, including 10 in a battle in the small town of Relizane at the weekend, according to their officers.

In a statement carried on the official news agency APS the officers said their men recovered light machine guns and seven hunting rifles from the bodies of the 10 slain Friday, the day of mass Moslem prayers, in the town 250 kilometers southwest of Algiers.

The security forces said that on Saturday in a second big clash, six Islamists were shot dead at Ain Tedeles, in the west coastal province of Mostaganem. The other six fundamentalists died in clashes in other parts of the country.