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Five die in Algerian bomb attack

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2011-03-09

A bomb that struck a vehicle in Algeria Wednesday killed five people including three from the same family, local media reported. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

AFP - A bomb struck a vehicle in Algeria and killed five people, media reported Wednesday, in the deadliest attack in months as the country battles violence blamed on Islamist militants.

Three of the people killed in Tuesday's blast were from the same family, local media reported.

There was no claim of responsibility for the attack, which struck close to Djelfa, about 270 kilometres (170 miles) south of the capital Algiers.
 

Date created : 2011-03-09

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