Twin Algeria Bombings Kill 11

Second day of violence leaves dozens wounded in Bouira
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 20, 2008 6:19 AM CDT
Twin Algeria Bombings Kill 11
A bomb in Algiers yesterday left more than 40 dead, while two more in Bouira killed a dozen more.   ((c) jaysen)

(Newser) – Two car bombs killed 11 people and left 31 wounded in the Algerian city of Bouira, just a day after a suicide bombing in Algiers killed dozens more. Today's bombs targeted a hotel and a military command center, and one of the explosions occurred as a passenger bus drove past. No group has taken responsibility for any of the bombings, reports the New York Times, but in 2006 a long-term insurgent group swore allegiance to al-Qaeda. (Read more terrorism stories.)

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