Algerian forces 'kill' leader of Islamists who beheaded French tourist

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The Algerian government said Abdelmalek Gouri, head of the group which executed Hervé Gourdel in September, was killed by special forces.

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Algerian special forces killed the leader of the militant group responsible for kidnapping and beheading French tourist Hervé Gourdel in September, Algeria’s defence ministry said on Tuesday, reports Reuters.