Attack on bus carrying Russian employees W. Algeria
(KUNA) -- A terrorist bomb attack targeted on Sunday a bus carrying Russian experts working for Stroi Trans Gas company near Bawaish town west of the Algerian capital, an Algerian security source said. The terrorists, who belong to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb State, planted two bombs on the roadside which was used often by the company's bus in Aziz's town near Bawaish, the source said. The source added, fortunately one of the bombs did not explode and the other which exploded prior to the passing of the bus only caused material damage.

The attack on the company's employees is the second since last march, the source said. The previous attack, which was carried in similar way resulted in killing one Russian and three Algerian nationals. The Russian Stroi Trans Gas Ltd company business is mainly for construction of gas transmission pipelines projects.
Posted by: Fred 2007-12-10