‘Islamists respond in Algeria’

Published on 17 January 2013 at 10:59

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France has not confirmed the presence of French nationals or the death of one of its citizens at the Ain Amenas natural gas facility in eastern Algeria close to the border with Libya, which came under attack from an armed group calling themselves the Katibat Moulathamine (Masked Brigade) on January 16. The attackers who claim association with al-Qaeda are demanding an end to French military intervention in Mali.

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