Tourist Warning Oran, Algiers – some gangs taken into custody but risks remain

Posted on September 14, 2011 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Warning

More than thirty criminal gang members who specialize in assaults and attacks followed by vehicle theft were arrested last week by the staff of the gendarmerie in Oran. These criminal groups have been several casualties among the local population and others from different wilayas including Ain Temouchent, Maskara, Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria and Relizane. Note that this phenomenon has grown in recent years, but it seems that peaked in the wilaya of Oran since the end of July. Read Article

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