On Tuesday, October 9, residents discovered a man using a hammer to strike the statue of Ain el-Fouara, which represents a nude woman. The statue was already damaged in a algeria attack in Decemberand previously in and The assailant was promptly arrested by police.
Algerian ‘Perturbed’ Salafist Vandalizes Historical Statue of Naked Woman
Two videos of the incident were shared on social media. It naked a man with a thin beard, dressed in ankle-length trousers and wearing a skullcap — a look generally associated with Salafists belgia porno sex attacking the statue with a hammer.
Passers-by quickly gather and try to reason with him.
Then, one of them jumps up on the pedestal to tackle him. The women then jumps down from the statue and runs off, pursued by the crowd.
He is finally apprehended by a police officer. Video shared on Facebook showing the attacker trying to smash the statue with a hammer.