Deaths Confirmed in Algeria Hostage Rescue Bid

Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
17 January 2013
Algeria, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Arms and Military Affairs

An Algerian military raid to free hostages at a desert gas plant is over, according to state media. Multiple fatalities have been reported, but it's still unclear exactly how many people were killed.


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