Al Qaeda claims Algiers bombings

Al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a double car bomb strike in Algiers on Tuesday that killed dozens of people.

Al Qaeda claims Algiers bombings
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for two bombings in Algeria's capital which killed at least 26 people and injured more than 170 other, according to the government.

A statement posted on a website said that two cars loaded with 800kg of explosives each had been used "to attack the headquarters of the international infidels' den" and the council building.

It named the two bombers as Abdul-Rahman al-Aasmi and Ami Ibrahim Abou Othman.


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