Algerian Special Forces Bring Hostage Crisis to End

Publisher:
Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
19 January 2013
Tags:
Algeria, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Arms and Military Affairs, International Terrorism

Algeria's hostage crisis has been brought to an end - but it has come at a high price.  Twenty-three hostages were killed, at least seven on the final day when special forces stormed the gas plant. And a number of others are still missing. Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan has more.



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Algerian Hostage Crisis Ends

Algeria's hostage crisis has been brought to an end, but it has come at a high price, reports Al Jazeera television news. Twenty-three hostages were killed, at least seven on the ... Read more »