Investigators arrive in Algeria to probe 1996 murder of seven French monks

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Judge Marc Trévidic and his team will oversee exhumation of the monks' heads, buried at their monastery in Tibhirine, 80km south of Algiers.

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A team led by judge Marc Trévidic arrived in Algiers on Sunday to investigate the killing of seven French Trappist monks at the height of the conflict between Algerian security forces and Islamist militants 18 years ago, reports FRANCE 24.