This one contains that hallmark of Islamist strikes: suicide. “21 injured including six police in Algeria car bomb attack,” from AFP, August 3:
ALGIERS “” Twenty one people, six of them policemen, were injured in a suicide car bomb attack early Sunday in the town of Tizi Ouzou in Algeria’s Kabylie region, the Algeria Press Service (APS) reported.
The blast also damaged surrounding buildings, APS said, quoting a statement from the interior ministry.
Witnesses said the dawn attack targeted a police station in the old town, which is also close to an army barracks.
The remains of the suicide bomber were littered nearby.
Tizi Ouzou is 150 kilometres (90 miles) east of the capital Algiers. Earlier this month, a suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up and injured 13 Algerian soldiers in an attack in Lakhdaria, also east of Algiers.