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Rebels kill five at wedding party in Algeria

The attack took place in Ghrab hamlet in Tebessa province, near the border with Tunisia, late on Thursday.

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Suspected Islamist rebels have killed five people at a wedding party in eastern Algeria, the official news agency APS reported on Friday.                                           
 
The attack took place in Ghrab hamlet in Tebessa province, near the border with Tunisia, late on Thursday, APS said, quoting an unnamed security source.                                           

Authorities were not available to give more details.                                            
A conflict between security forces and Islamist rebels reached a peak in the 1990s after authorities cancelled elections an Islamist party was poised to win.
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