Algeria PM Says 48 Killed in Gas-Plant Attack

Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
21 January 2013
Algeria, Legal and Judicial Affairs, International Terrorism

A total of 37 foreign hostages from eight different countries, along with 11 Algerian workers, were killed in last week's attack on a gas facility in southern Algeria, the Algerian prime minister has said. Seven of the victims still have not been identified, and five other foreign workers are missing, Abdelmalik Sellal said, adding that a total of 25 hostages were found alive, and were still being identified. Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.


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