An Algerian army soldier was killed during clashes with militants in Ain Defla province on Saturday, June 20. According to defense officials, militants ambushed soldiers in the Gaadet Lahdjar area of the province and a security operation in response to the incident was still underway as of Sunday, June 21.
A heightened security presence is anticipated over the coming hours and days, and further clashes between security forces and militants are possible.
Individuals in Algeria are advised to remain vigilant for militant activity, report suspicious objects and behavior to police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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