Algerians send in army to find body of beheaded Frenchman

(AGI) Algiers, Sept 25 - About 3000 Algerian troops weredeployed on Thursday in the Kabylia region, about 100kilometres east of Algiers, as part of a large-scale operationto recover the body of French hostage Pierre Herve' Gourdel,beheaded on Wednesday in a video posted online by a localjihadist group affiliated to Islamic state. About 1,500 menwere sent to the area between Tizi Ouzou and Bouira, while thesame number were deployed between Tizi Ouzou and Bejaia, 160kilometres from the capital, local security sources reported. . .

(AGI) Algiers, Sept 25 - About 3000 Algerian troops weredeployed on Thursday in the Kabylia region, about 100kilometres east of Algiers, as part of a large-scale operationto recover the body of French hostage Pierre Herve' Gourdel,beheaded on Wednesday in a video posted online by a localjihadist group affiliated to Islamic state. About 1,500 menwere sent to the area between Tizi Ouzou and Bouira, while thesame number were deployed between Tizi Ouzou and Bejaia, 160kilometres from the capital, local security sources reported. . .