• search

Algeria gunmen kill 13 customs agents-official

Written by: Staff
|

ALGIERS, Apr 8 (Reuters) Suspected Algerian Islamic militants killed 13 customs agents in the north African oil producer's southern desert yesterday, a customs official said.

The official, who declined to be identified, confirmed media reports today that said the 13 were killed, and 10 were wounded, in an ambush on a party of customs officials travelling in a convoy of all terrain vehicles 200 km (125 miles) from the country's biggest oil producing town of Hassi Messaoud.

REUTERS CH PM1549

For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more