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


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.