ALGIERS-The 701kg of cocaine seized Tuesday by Coastguards in Oran were loaded on a commercial vessel flying the flag of Liberia coming from Brazil through the port of Valencia (Spain) before entering the national territorial waters, the National Defence Ministry announced Wednesday in a communiqué.

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ALGIERS- Six terrorist bunkers were found and destroyed on Wednesday by detachments of the People's National Army in the eastern provinces of Skikda, Boumerdes and Batna, said Thursday the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

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ALGIERS-Coast Guards on Sunday arrested seven divers involved in illegal coral fishing and seized diving equipment, announced Monday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.  

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MOSTAGANEM-Four fishermen were rescued on Saturday night off the coast between Chlef and Mostaganem by Coast Guard units, security sources said.

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AIN TEMOUCHENT- Units of the Coastguards of Beni Saf (Ain Temouchent, 504-km west of Algiers) thwarted an illegal immigration attempt of nineteen people, who were intercepted off Terga beach, said the security body.

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AIN TEMOUCHENT-Units of the Coastguards territorial group in Beni Saf (province of Ain Temouchent) on Thursday rescued 48 would-be-immigrants of African nationalities who were attempting to illegally reach the Spanish coasts aboard an inflatable boat from Moroccan coasts, announced Coastguards.

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ORAN (Algiers)- Two people, including a minor, lost their lives Tuesday off Cape Falcon coast, Ain El Turck, Oran (432-km west of Algiers), in an illegal migration attempt aboard an inflatable boat carrying 17 others, the communication office of Oran's coastguard said. 

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ALGIERS- Fifteen would-be immigrants, aboard a drifting boat, were rescued by the coastguards 7 miles northeast of Cape Rosa, in El Kala, said Monday the Ministry of National Defence in a communiqué.

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MOSTAGANEM-The Coastguard units of the province of Mostaganem intercepted 45 would-be immigrants, including 4 women, during the night from Saturday to Sunday, announced the security body.

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CHLEF (Algeria)- Thirty-four illegal emigrants were intercepted Friday by coastguards in Chlef (208-km west of Algiers), the security body said.

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