|Guelb El-Kebir massacre|
|Part of Algerian Civil War|
|Location||Guelb El-Kebir, Algeria|
|Date||20 September 1997|
|Algerian massacres in 1997|
|Massacres in which over 50 people were killed:|
The Guelb El-Kebir massacre took place in the village of Guelb el-Kebir, near Beni Slimane, in the Algerian province of Medea, on 20 September 1997. 53 people were killed by attackers that were not immediately identified, though the attack was similar to others carried out by Islamic groups opposed to the Algerian government.