Soldier killed in attack in northern Algeria

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A soldier was killed in a terrorist attack in the Ain Defla province, northwest of Algeria, Defense Ministry announced on Sunday.

The ministry’s statement said that the army forces clashed with a terrorist group on Saturday, in the municipality of Tariq Ben Ziyad, in Ain Defla province, 150 km northwest of the capital Algiers.

Contracting corporal Mustafa Zenanda was killed “while performing his national duty,” said the source.