Algerian intelligence chief sacked: Ennahar TV

Reuters , Friday 5 Apr 2019

Algeria’s intelligence chief, Athmane Tartag, has been removed from his post, private Ennahar television station reported on Friday.

Tartag, a retired army general, was an ally of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned on Tuesday in the face of mass protests.

Algeria is now in the hands of a caretaker government until elections in three months and with no successor yet in sight.

*This story was edited by Ahram Onlne
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