43 killed in Algerian suicide attack

Other News Materials 19 August 2008 15:15 (UTC +04:00)

French radio reported Tuesday that 43 persons have been killed in a suicide bomb attack against a police academy in eastern Algeria, dpa reported.

The radio report said a further 38 persons were wounded in the attack in the tonw of Issers, 60 kilometres east of Algiers.

The attacker drove a bomb-laden car into the main entrance of the school where police academy candidates were standing, the radio report said. Further details were not immediately available.