‘Hostages — Bloody outcome’

Published on 18 January 2013 at 09:29


Several people — French authorities have yet to announce an official figure — were killed on Thursday, when Algerian special forces attacked the jihadis who had taken hostage dozens of employees at the In Amenas gas plant. Fighting at the site continued through Thursday night and into Friday morning.

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