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Suicide Bomber Kills 43 at Algerian Police School

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-rigged car into a police academy as applicants lined up to register for classes Tuesday, killing at least 43 people and injuring 38 others, Algeria's Interior Ministry said.

A North African al-Qaida affiliate claimed responsibility for the Wednesday bombings of the Algerian prime minister's office and a police station that left at least 23 people dead and injured more than 160.

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