Acts of violence continue in Algeria
Algeria, Local, 10/4/1999
One Algerian policeman was wounded after he was fired on by a group of armed men in Tizi Ouzou district in eastern Algeria. The Algerian daily Le Matin said on Sunday that the policeman was waiting at a bus stop when he was fired on by the gunmen.
Algerian dailies issued on Saturday said that five persons were killed last Wednesday and Thursday by gunmen in different incidents, adding that another seven persons were killed and two others wounded on Monday night at a false barrier near Medea city, 70 km south of the capital, Algiers.
The Algerian daily Libere said that three extremists broke into a mosque Barouh Manayel, 60 km east of the capital and killed its sheikh, while the Algerian daily al-Youm said that extremists stopped a car at a fake barrier in Tibseh, slaughtered its driver, and burnt his body in the car.
The sources said that a former assistant to the head of al-Shleif municipality was killed on Wednesday by a gunfire, and his head was then cut by the Armed Islamic Group.
The Sawt al-Ahrar Algerian daily said one man was killed and another wounded on Wednesday night at a false barrier built by armed men in Dramara in al-Shleif district. An old woman (65) was killed in Jejeil, 300 km east of the capital Algiers by an armed group for theft purposes.
Sawt al-Ahrar paper said four gunmen were killed on Wednesday night in Tizi Ouzou district, 100 km south of the capital, while al-Aseel daily said six gunmen were killed in Hammam Malyan, 40 km south of Algiers.
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