Hostages Seized After Deadly Algeria Attack

Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
17 January 2013
Algeria, Arms and Military Affairs, Petroleum, Europe and Africa, United States, Canada and Africa

Algeria's military has surrounded a gas facility in the east of the country, after dozens of foreign workers were taken hostage there. Al Jazeera's Erica Wood reports.


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