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Encyclopedia > Oued Bouaicha massacre
Algerian massacres in 1998
Massacres in which over 50 people were killed:
Wilaya of Relizane massacres 4 January
Sidi-Hamed massacre 11 January
Oued Bouaicha massacre 26 March
Baloul massacre 2 September
Tadjena massacre 8 December
1997 - [Edit] (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Algerian_massacres_of_1998&action=edit) - 1999

The Oued Bouaïcha massacre took place about 150 miles south of Algiers, near Djelfa, on March 26, 1998. 52 people, including 32 children under the age of two, were killed at Oued Bouaïcha in the municipality of Bouiret Lahdab (see map  (http://www.fallingrain.com/world/AG/0/Bouira_el_Adebad.html); near Had Sahary) by about 15 men carrying axes and knives, who also kidnapped 3 young women. On the same day, another 11 were killed on the other side of the country at Youb (see map  (http://www.fallingrain.com/world/AG/10/Youb.html)), at a place whose name is variously given as Adda Bensekrane or Bab Essekrane. During the bloody Algerian civil conflict of the 1990s, a variety of massacres occurred. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years). ... On December 8-9, 1998, 81 villagers (45 according to the initial reports) were killed by armed groups (presumably the GIA) in three mountain villages near Tadjena, some 170 km west of Algiers, in the Chlef region of western Algeria. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Algiers (disambiguation). ... Djelfa is a city in Djelfa province, Algeria Categories: North Africa geography stubs | Cities in Algeria ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


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  • Irish Examiner (http://archives.tcm.ie/irishexaminer/1998/03/30/fhead.htm)
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List of Algerian massacres of the 1990s at AllExperts (532 words)
In addition to generating a widespread sense of fear, these massacres and the ensuing flight of population have resulted in serious depopulation of the worst-affected areas.
The massacres peaked in 1997 (with a smaller peak in 1994), and were particularly concentrated in the areas between Algiers and Oran, with very few occurring in the east or in the Sahara.
* Wilaya of Relizane massacres of 30 December 1997, 78-412
Oued Bouaicha massacre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (156 words)
The Oued Bouaïcha massacre took place about 150 miles (240 km) south of Algiers, near Djelfa, on March 26, 1998.
Fifty two people, including thirty two children under the age of two, were killed at Oued Bouaïcha in the municipality of Bouiret Lahdab (see map; near Had Sahary) by about fifteen men carrying axes and knives, who also kidnapped three young women.
On the same day, another eleven were killed on the other side of the country at Youb (see map), at a place whose name is variously given as Adda Bensekrane or Bab Essekrane.
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