Magharebia (Washington DC)

Algeria: Boumerdes Bomb Wounds Woman

A bomb explosion left an Algerian woman with serious injuries, El Watan reported on Sunday (February 17th). The victim reportedly stepped on the explosive device, buried by terrorists in an olive grove near Thénia, 15km south of Boumerdès.

In other security news, ANP troops on Sunday killed two terrorists in the Batna town of Chellala.

One of the men was wanted in connection with the 2007 Batna suicide attack that targeted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, L'Expression reported.

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