Oued Bouaicha massacre

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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

The Oued Bouaïcha massacre took place about 150 miles (240 km) 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; near Had Sahary) by about fifteen men carrying axes and knives, who also kidnapped three young women. On the same day, another 11 were killed on the other side of the country at Youb.

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