Saturday, March 26, 2011

And they will turn up on Rulers Bar Hassock

AL-QAEDA’S offshoot in North Africa has snatched surface-to-air missiles from an arsenal in Libya during the civil strife there, Chad’s President says.

Idriss Deby Itno did not say how many surface-to-air missiles were stolen, but told the African weekly Jeune Afrique that he was “100 per cent sure” of his assertion.

“The Islamists of al-Qaeda took advantage of the pillaging of arsenals in the rebel zone to acquire arms, including surface-to-air missiles, which were then smuggled into their sanctuaries in Tenere,” a desert region of the Sahara that stretches from northeast Niger to western Chad, Deby said in the interview.

“This is very serious. AQIM is becoming a genuine army, the best equipped in the region,” he said.

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Always On Watch said...

I see that you and I posted the same information at the same time.

Always On Watch said...

Back to back, rather. I didn't see your post.

In a hurry, I guess.

Damien said...


This is not good news. It really isn't. The more arms Al Qaeda and other Islamic terrorist groups have, the worse off we will be.