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24 terrorists sentenced to death in Algeria

The extremists had been convicted of illegal possession of weapons, use of explosives as well as involvement in kidnapping.

world Updated: May 25, 2008 10:13 IST
Xinhua

Twenty-four extremists have been sentenced to death in Algeria on charges of terrorism and other crimes, the local media reported.

The extremists had been convicted of illegal possession of weapons, use of explosives as well as involvement in kidnapping, the Algerian Press Service reported.

Armed groups in the country have launched frequent attacks on army troops, police, government institutions and civilians since the 1990s.

The security situation in Algeria has improved in recent years but terrorist attacks still occur in some parts of the country.


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