11 killed in terrorist attack in Algeria

June 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Algiers/Paris, June 03 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed and several others injured in an attack by suspected Islamic terrorists on police accompanying a shipment of examination papers, a media report said Wednesday.
Seven police officers and at least two teachers, taking the examination papers to the test centre at Timezrit, were killed as militants exploded a bomb and fired from automatic weapons, the online daily Tout sur l’Algerie reported.

The attack took place late Tuesday at Issers, about 30 km southeast of the city of Boumerdes.

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