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Al Qaeda claims Algerian bomb attack

Latest update : 2008-06-14

In a statement posted on the Internet, al Qaeda's North African branch claimed responsibility for a June 8 double bomb attack in Algeria that killed a French engineer.

Al-Qaeda's North African branch claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Algeria on June 8 that killed a French engineer, in a statement posted on the Internet on Saturday.
   
It said that the group had carried out several attacks in Algeria between June 4 and 8.
   
"On Sunday, June 8, our fighters blew up the Frenchman's vehicle and after the apostates intervened, our mujahedeen who were waiting blew up a second bomb," the statement said.
   
The double bomb attack which targeted a French company killed the foreigner national and his Algerian driver, according to Algeria's defence ministry.

Date created : 2008-06-14

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