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DUBAI, (Reuters) – Al Qaeda’s North Africa wing said it was behind a deadly suicide bombing in Algeria on Sunday, according to a statement posted on the Internet on Wednesday.

A car bomb exploded in the Takdemt district near the coastal town of Dellys, 100 km (62 miles) east of Algiers, on Sunday, killing three people and wounding six.

The statement, posted on an Islamist website, said the bombing targeted army barracks.

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