3.7-magnitude quake hits Tipasa

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 16:39
ALGIERS-An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit the province of Tipasa (73-km west of Algiers) on Wednesday at 2.50 p.m., announced the National Centre of Research in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) in a communiqué.
TLEMCEN – A maiden flight of the new air service linking the city of Tlemcen to Alicant (Spain) was inaugurated Tuesday evening at the international airport "Messali Hadj" of Zenata (22km of Tlemcen), in the presence of local authorities, officials of Air Algerie and different services concerned by this operation.
ALGIERS-Two drug traffickers were captured and 20,000 psychotropic tablets and 22 quintals of tobacco were seized Monday in Bordj Badji Mokhtar and Biskra by detachments of the People’s National Army (ANP) in coordination with units of the National Gendarmerie, announced Tuesday the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
ORAN (Algeria) – Fifteen bodies of Sub-Saharan would –be immigrants have been found on an inflatable boat coming from Morocco, while 19 others were rescued Sunday off Cape Falcon, Aïn El Turck in Oran (342 km west of Algiers), by the territorial units of coast guards of Oran, Cost Guard Communication officer said.
ORAN- Fifteen would-be immigrants have drowned and 19 others were rescued on Sunday after their boat sank off Cape Falcon, in the commune of Ain El Turck (Oran, 432-km west of Algiers), said the Civil Protection.
ALGIERS- An important quantity of cannabis resin of more than 400kg was seized Saturday by combined detachments of the People’s National Army in separate operations in Tlemcen, Oran, Naama and Ouargla, said Sunday the Ministry of National Defense in a communiqué.
ALGIERS-Eight smugglers were captured Friday in Bordj Badji Mokhtar by a detachment of the People’s National Army (ANP) which also seized four all-terrain-vehicles (ATVs) and other items, the National Defence Ministry announced Saturday in a communiqué.
ALGIERS-Two smugglers were intercepted Tuesday by detachments of the People’s National Army (ANP) in In Salah and In Guezzam while 9 drug traffickers in possession of 17.2kg of cannabis were apprehended in Tlemcen, said the National Defence Ministry in a communiqué.
ALGIERS-Water Resources Minister Hocine Necib on Tuesday inquired about the progress rate of four structuring projects in the province of Algiers devoted to water treatment and purification, and the security of the capital against floods.
TAMANRASSET-Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui inaugurated Tuesday in the province of Tamanrasset (1.934km south of Algiers) a solar power plant with a capacity of 13 megawatts.