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31 Jan 2020 | 05:46 AM UTC

Algeria: Authorities foil terror plot January 30

Authorities arrest man with plans for terror plot on January 30; vigilance advised

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Event

Algerian authorities announced on Thursday, January 30, that a terror plot was foiled as they arrested a man planning a suicide attack targeting anti-government protesters. Media reports state that a security source indicated a tie between the suspect and an independent armed terror group.

A heightened security presence remains possible in Algeria and at future anti-government protests.  

Advice

Individuals in Algeria are advised to remain vigilant due to the continuing terror threat, adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities, and report any suspicious objects or behavior.