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Algeria's Bouteflika sacks two senior army generals - presidency

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Algeria's Bouteflika sacks two senior army generals - presidency
FILE PHOTO: Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika casts his ballot during the parliamentary election in Algiers, Algeria May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File Photo   -   Copyright  ZOHRA BENSEMRA(Reuters)
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ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday dismissed two senior generals, the presidency said, two months after he sacked the North African country’s police chief.

The generals, Said Bey and Lahbib Chentouf, had been in charge of the first and second military regions.

(Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Editing by Ulf Laessing and John Stonestreet)

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