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Algeria Reports Deaths of 190 Muslim Activists

March 23, 1994| Reuters

PARIS — Algerian security forces killed 190 suspected Muslim activists and arrested 167 in the first three weeks of March, the official news agency APS said.

APS, monitored in Paris, said the figure included 64 fugitives slain and 109 arrested after they escaped from the top-security prison at Tazoult near Batna in eastern Algeria on March 10.

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