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Report: 23 Hostages, 32 Terrorists Killed in Algeria
Arutz Sheva ^
Posted on 01/19/2013 3:52:28 PM PST by Eleutheria5
Official reports from the Algerian interior ministry put the number of deaths following an attack on a gas plant in the Algerian desert at 23 hostages and 32 terrorists.
The government also said 107 foreign hostages and 685 Algerian hostages had been released.
The deaths came as a result of a four day hostage crisis which ended Saturday in a final assault by Algerian special forces on a group of Islamic terrorists who were holed up, along with the hostages, in a gas facility in the country.
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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: algeria; hostages23; manysaved; terrorists32
So many hostages. Reminds me of the opening chapters of Huckleberry Finn, where Tom Sawyer is trying to start a gang and his playmates are asking some pointed questions.
posted on 01/19/2013 7:24:01 PM PST
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