Algerian army kills seven armed men in Khenchela province: ministry

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 26, 2018 8:30 AM

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's army killed seven armed men on Friday in Khenchela province, 700 km east of the capital Algiers, the Defence Ministry said.

The men were killed in an ambush and the soldiers seized assault rifles, the ministry said in a statement, without identifying the men.

(Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Editing by Ulf Laessing and Kevin Liffey)