Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Zeralda, Algeria - Rioters, in a seaside suburb of Algiers, attacked government buildings and looted and burned the state bank. Unrest broke out after news spread that a 34-year-old man named Faycal was shot and killed by police. Faycal reportedly went to the police station to confront an officer about a matter involving the man's girlfriend. According to police he threatened them with an axe.