Cap Djinet is a cape at the Mediterranean Sea near the town of Djinet, 50 kilometers east of Algiers, near Dellys, in the Boumerdès Province of Algeria.
A moment magnitude scale (Mw 6.8) earthquake in northern Algeria on May 21, 2003 produced a shoreline uplift characterized by a continuous white band visible at rocky headlands. The uplift distribution indicated an average of .55 meters along the shoreline with a maximum of .75 m near Boumerdes and a minimum close to 0 near Cap Djinet.
On June 4, 2008 were killed 6 soldiers and 4 wounded at Cap Djinet during an attack attributed to islamic militants. The troops were returning to their barracks when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb.
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... soldiers were killed and four wounded in Cap Djinet, east of Algiers, when a roadside bomb exploded when their vehicle ran over it, returning to their barracks ... of six Algerian soldiers were arrested in Cap Djinet in the coastal province of Boumerdes, They admitted to attacking an army troops patrol in Cap Djinet on June 5 ...
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