Eight killed in suicide attack in Algeria

Other News Materials 10 August 2008 17:35 (UTC +04:00)

A suicide attack in eastern Algeria killed eight people and wounded 19, French radio reported Sunday.

The attacker drove an explosives-laden truck into a police station at a seaside resort.

There was an increase in attacks in the area recently. At least 21 people were injured in a suicide bomb attack in Tizi Ouzo, 150 kilometres east of the capital Algiers, on July 3.

Also in Tizi Ouzo security forces killed 12 suspected Islamist extremists, reports said Friday, the dpa reported.