Deaths in Algeria bomb attack

Bomb detonates outside a police residence in coastal town east of Algiers.

    Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for two recent suicide bomb attacks in eastern Algeria [AFP]

    On September 6, a suicide attack targeting the convoy of Abdelaziz  Bouteflika, the Algerian president, in the eastern town of Batna killed 22 people and wounded more than 100 others.

    Two days later, another suicide attack targeting a coastguard barracks at Dellys east of Algiers, involving a booby-trapped car, left 30 people dead and 40 wounded.

    Zemmouri, a coastal town, lies on the edge of the Kabylie region, which has seen a rise in violent attacks in the last year.

    Several hundred fighters reportedly linked to al-Qaeda are said to be based in dense forests in the mountainous region.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.