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Muslims Kill At Least 67 Muslims In Algiers

From the terrorist enablers at Reuters:

Algerian rescue workers and bomb experts search for survivors under the rubble of a destroyed building near the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) offices in the Hydra district of Algiers.

Twin car bombs kill 67 in Algiers

By Lamine Chikhi

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Sixty-seven people were killed when two car bombs exploded in upscale districts of Algiers on Tuesday, a health ministry source said, in the bloodiest attack since an undeclared civil war in the 1990s.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility but commentators said it appeared the work of al Qaeda’s north Africa wing, which claimed a similar bombing in downtown Algiers in April and other blasts east of the capital over the summer that have worried foreign investors in the OPEC member state…

Interior Minister Noureddine Yazid Zerhouni said a suicide attacker appeared to have detonated the Hydra bomb.

In Ben Aknoun people ran through the streets crying in panic and the wail of police sirens filled the air.

A body lay on the road covered with a white blanket, two buses were burning, debris from damaged cars was strewn across pavements while police struggled to hold back onlookers…

Algeria, a major gas supplier to Europe, is recovering from more than a decade of violence that began in 1992 when the then army-backed government scrapped elections a radical Islamic party was poised to win. Up to 200,000 people have been killed in the subsequent violence…

The violence has subsided since then but a string of attacks this year including the April 11 attack that killed 33 in Algiers has raised fears the country could slip back into the turmoil of the 1990s.

Some attacks or attempted attacks have occurred on the 11th of the month in what Algerians interpret as a form of homage to the September 11 attacks on the United States…

Anis Rahmani editor of Ennahar daily and a security specialist told Reuters: “Al Qaeda wanted to send a strong message that it is still capable despite the lost of several top leaders. Now the key problem is that social conditions are still offering chances for terrorists to hire new rebels.

“This is a problem that must be tackled if we want to defeat al Qaeda.”

To date the authorities have said the only way to put an end to 16 years of bloodshed is to pursue “national reconciliation,” a policy which grants amnesty to the al Qaeda-linked guerrillas in return for disarmament.

But commentators say the strategy takes no account of a bleak social background of unemployment and poverty that fuels discontent and aids recruitment of suicide bombers.

A deteriorating social climate marked by joblessness and abiding poverty posed a menace to stability, diplomats say, noting that unemployment among adults under 30 is 70 percent.

You see, society is to blame.

We will have people blowing up dozens of people until everyone has a job they like and a nice wife (or wives) and family and a house in the country.

This article was posted by Steve on Tuesday, December 11th, 2007. Comments are currently closed.

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