ALGIERS- Deputy Minister for National Defence and Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah hailed Monday, in Oran, the deep solidarity of the Algerian people, with their “usual spontaneity,” with the families of the martyrs of the national duty who died in a crash of a military aircraft on 11 April in Boufarik, in Blida, said Monday a communiqué of the National Defence Ministry.

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ALGIERS- The absentee funeral prayer has been performed on Friday in all mosques nationwide in the memory of the victims of Wednesday's military aircraft crash near the air base of Boufarik (Blida).

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday has received condolence messages from several leaders, who expressed their sympathy and solidarity with Algeria over Wednesday's military aircraft crash near the air base of Boufarik (Blida).

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday has received a message of condolence from French President Emmanuel Macron, in which he expressed full solidarity of his country with Algeria over the military plane crash in Boufarik on Wednesday.

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ALGIERS- President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received messages of condolences from kings and leaders of many countries, expressing their solidarity and compassion with Algeria following the military aircraft crash Wednesday near the air base of Boufarik, Blida. 

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ALGIERS- Pope Francis has expressed his great sorrow and said he shares, through prayer, the pain of the families and all the people affected by the military aircraft crash that occurred Wednesday morning in Boufarik, Blida, killing all 247 passengers and ten crew members.

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ALGIERS- A minute's silence is to be observed before all local sports events this week-end in Algeria, in tribute to the victims of the military plane crash that occurred Wednesday in Boufarik, Blida.

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ALGIERS- The ministry of Foreign Affairs gave instructions to all Algerian diplomatic and consular representations abroad to lower the flag to half-mast and open the book of condolence, in line with the decision of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika to decree a three-day national mourning following the military plane crash in Boufarik, Blida, the ministry said in a statement.

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ALGIERS- Minister of National Solidarity, Family and Women’s Affairs Ghania Eddalia announced Thursday, in Algiers, the opening of two centers coming under the sector of national solidarity in the province of Blida to deal with the concerns of the families of the victims of the military aircraft crash in Boufarik.

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ALGIERS- The military aircraft crash of Wednesday morning near the air base of Boufarik (35-km south of Algiers), which claimed the lives of 257 people, including ten crew members, has continued to spark an outpouring of sympathy and compassion with the victims' families nationwide and worldwide.

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