In a written statement from the Algerian Ministry of Defense, it was stated that army units carried out a scanning operation in the Vade ed-Devvar forest in the city of Skikda.
In the statement, it was noted that seven terrorists were neutralized in the operation, weapons and ammunition belonging to the terrorists were seized and scanning activities in the region continued.
The statement did not provide information on the identities or connections of the militants.
Armed terrorist organizations such as al-Qaeda and Daesh/ISIS continue to spread in the country, albeit to a limited extent.
Algerian security forces are fighting various armed terrorist organizations in the mountainous regions of the northern part of the country.