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Algerian massacres in 1997
Massacres in which over 50 people were killed:
Thalit massacre 3 - 4 April
Haouch Khemisti massacre 21 April
Dairat Labguer massacre 16 June
Si-Zerrouk massacre 27 July
Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre 3 August
Souhane massacre 20 - 21 August
Beni-Ali massacre 26 August
Rais massacre 29 August
Beni-Messous massacre 5 - 6 September
Guelb El-Kebir massacre 19 September
Bentalha massacre 22 September
Sid El-Antri massacre 23 - 24 December
Wilaya of Relizane massacres 30 December
1996 - [Edit] - 1998

The Guelb El-Kebir massacre took place in a small town near Beni Slimane (Medea, Algeria; see map) on the night of the 19 and 20 September of 1997. 53 people were killed. La Tribune ( 21 September ) is quoted as claiming that the massacre was committed by the AIS to punish the village for supporting the GIA.

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