Skip to comments.Algerian troops find huge arms cache on Libyan border ('an arsenal of war')
Posted on 10/24/2013 4:41:51 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian troops have discovered a huge cache of weapons near the border with Libya, including surface-to-air missiles, rockets and landmines, an Algerian security source said on Thursday.
"It is an arsenal of war," the Algerian source, who asked not to be named, told Reuters.
Algeria and Libya's other neighbors are worried about a dangerous spillover from growing turmoil in that country as Tripoli's fragile central government struggles to contain militias and Islamist militants operating in its lawless southern desert.
The source said the weapons found in Illizi in southern Algeria likely belonged to militants. They included 100 anti-aircraft missiles and hundreds of anti-helicopter rockets, landmines and rocket-propelled grenades.
The area is about 200 kms (125 miles) from the Amenas gas plant, which was attacked in January by Islamist militants in an assault launched from inside Libya that killed nearly 40 foreign contractors.
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Peace Prize Barry’s legacy.
Gomer says: “Surprise, surprise, surprise! Golleee, Sgt. Carter, how do you suppose that got there?”
Reminds me of this movie (Five Graves to Cairo):
Manufactured in US, Russia, Iran - or who???
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