New border security operations by the Algerian army led to the arrest of Libyan smugglers and the seizure of illegal arms.

A large quantity of weapons was uncovered Saturday (January 10th) in the border town of Debdeb during a sweep of residential neighbourhoods, the defence ministry said.

The search, which began last Friday, took place “as part of efforts to secure the border and combat smuggling and organised crime”, according to the ministry. […]