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09 Feb 2020 | 03:59 PM UTC

Algeria: Suicide bombing attack kills soldier in Bordj Badji Mokhtar February 9

Suicide bombing attack kills soldier in Bordj Badji Mokhtar on February 9; no group immediately claims responsibility for attack

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Event

A suicide bomber attacked a military barracks in the Bordj Badji Mokhtar region on Sunday morning (local time), February 9, killing a soldier. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Similar attacks are possible in the region over the near term.  

Advice

Individuals in Algeria are advised to remain vigilant for militant activity, report suspicious objects and behavior to police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.