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Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for Algeria attacks

The north African branch of Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for two suicide attacks in Algeria which killed over 50 people, Al-Jazeera television reported Sunday citing an Internet statement from the group. Al-Jazeera said that in the statement, the Al-Qaeda Movement in the Islamic Countries of the Maghreb claimed responsibility for Saturday’s truck bomb attack on a naval barracks that killed at least 30 people, and also for Thursday’s apparent assassination attempt on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the eastern city of Batna, which left 22 people dead. Full Story

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