Algeria hostage crisis ends in bloodbath (via AFP)

Algerian troops stormed a remote gas plant Saturday to end a hostage crisis that killed 23 foreigners and Algerians, seven of them executed by their Islamist captors in a final military assault. Twenty-one hostages died during the siege that began when the Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen attacked the In Amenas…



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  1. dduck January 19, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    Tragic ending, but a massive explosion could have made it worse.