Cherchell


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Cherchell

 

a city in northern Algeria, situated on the Mediterranean Sea. Located on the Algiers-Oran highway. Population, 11,700 (1966). Cherchell, a fishing port, produces canned fish and wine.

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AQIM took responsibility for August attacks on the Cherchell Military Academy in Algeria.
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Eulogies delivered in the burial ceremonies highly lauded the good manners and high morals of the two martyrs, who were martyred in a terrorist attack which targeted the Military Academy in the Algerian city Cherchell.
On Friday, August 26, two bombers drove up to an army barracks housing of a prestigious military school in the coastal town of Cherchell, located 100 kilometers (60 miles) west of the Algerian capital, Algiers.
The attackers arrived by motorbike near the entrance of the barracks in Cherchell soon after iftar - when Muslims break their daily fast during the holy month of Ramadan, a security source said.
ALGIERS (TAP) - Eighteen people were killed and dozens wounded late Friday in a suicide bombing at the Cherchell military academy west of Algiers, a hospital source said.