Wednesday, July 07, 2004

Hamma Power Plant Explosion Was Terrorist Attack

We reported before on the Hamma power plant explosion, and the denial of the Government of any terrorist involvement. Now that the GSPC has claimed responsibility,

the Hamma power plant in Algiers
the director general of the national police, Ali Hounsi, has confirmed that the blast "is due to a terrorist attack using a car bomb". The BBC has more, like Algeria's Le Matin and Liberte (both in French).