At least 14 soldiers killed in Algeria ambush
Islamist gunmen killed at least 14 Algerian soldiers in an ambush, Algerian media reported Thursday. The 14 soldiers were reportedly killed when several bombs targeted their convoy Wednesday morning near Tipaza, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from Algiers.
According to Arabic newspaper El Khabar, five attackers were killed in the ensuing 20-minute firefight. There government has given no official confirmation of the attack.