The latest victims died in Reghaia, 10 miles east of Algiers, where two teenage sisters, one of them engaged to a policeman, were shot dead at the weekend.
Yesterday armed fundamentalists raided the home of Halima Toumi, 29, killing her and Hafida Bougerra, 25. In another attack a woman, named as Zineb, 39, was killed with her husband at their home
Islamic groups have also targeted women for failing to obey Islamic law. On Monday they abducted a 15-year-old from school and slit her throat a few metres from the building.Reuse content