Car bomb kills six in Algerian city

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Car bomb kills six

in Algerian city

Algiers - A car bomb exploded yesterday outside the police headquarters in the north-eastern city of Tizi-Ouzou, killing at least six people and injuring 25 others, hospital sources reported. Twenty of the injured were said to be in a serious condition.

First reports indicated the bomb went off in a car parked near the main police station, not far from the railway terminal. Local officials blamed the Armed Islamic Group (GIA), Algeria's most violent militant organisation. AP