‘Britons die in bungled rescue’

Published on 18 January 2013 at 09:17

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Up to 34 people — including several Britons — are reported dead in the assault launched by the Algerian army against Al Qaeda kidnappers who took scores of engineers hostage at a gas compound in In Amenas. As a consequence, UK Prime Minister David Cameron postponed his long-awaited Friday speech on Britain’s future in Europe, to deal with the Algerian crisis.

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