Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

THE INTERVIEW

Erdogan to rid Turkish institutions of ‘separatist cancer’ after coup attempt

Read more

ENCORE!

The best of summer music festivals in France

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Going for gold: French athletes train for Rio Olympics

Read more

#TECH 24

Digital beauty

Read more

FOCUS

Women doctors in Pakistan challenge the status quo

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Trump hopes to reset America's trade relations

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'Donald Trump's speech was just another scam'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Cazeneuve at the heart of Nice security controversy

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

South Africa: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius

Read more

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

COMMENT(S)