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Eight people, including including 16 soldiers, were killed in a suicide attack on a military academy in the town of Cherchell. AQIM is thought to have carried out the attack.
Gunmen killed two traffic policemen in Bordj Bouararidj and stole their weapons; one other man was injured in the attack. Most of the increasingly numerous attacks in Algeria have been claimed by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Insurgents attacked a military checkpoint near the village of Taouarga in Bourmedes province, killing one soldier and injuring two more.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb claimed credit for the Aug. 14 suicide bombing at a police station in Tizi Ouzou that wounded more then 30 Algerians. AQIM claimed 35 "apostates" were killed.
A suicide bomber detonated his car bomb outside of a police station, wounding 29 people, including 11 policemen. The blast took place in Tizi-Ouzou, an area with a strong al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb presence.
Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb killed two Algerian soldiers in an IED attack in the Tissemsilt region. Abdelkahar Belhad confirmed that Abdelkahar Belhad was killed when he carried out the July 25 suicide attack.
A pair of Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb suicide bombers killed four people in an attack on a police headquarters in the town of Bordj Menaiel in Kabylie, an AQIM stronghold. Three policemen were among the four people killed.