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Algerian counter-terrorism forces on Sunday searched around the eastern city of Constantine after a policeman was killed in a rare urban attack by gunmen believed to be from a local ISIS affiliate, a security source said.Bombings and attacks are rare since Algeria ended its 1990s civil war with Islamists that killed 200,000 people. In August, Algerian forces said they had cleared out ISIS-affiliated militants, known as Jund al-Khilafa or Soldiers of the Caliphate, from the mountains east of Algiers, two years after they kidnapped and beheaded a French tourist in the former al Qaeda stronghold.
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