ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A bomb explosion followed by a suicide attack outside a military academy in Algeria killed at least 18 officers in training Friday, a hospital said.
With at least 20 wounded, the toll was expected to rise, according to the Sidi Ghilas hospital where the victims were taken.
Earlier, a security official had confirmed the deaths of 15 military trainees but said the wounded toll was even higher, in the dozens.
The attacks began Friday evening when a bomb exploded just outside a military academy in Cherchell, 110 miles (180 kilometers) west of the capital, Algiers.
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