Early Reports: 35 Hostages Killed in Algeria Crisis

Many had already escaped, according to earlier reports

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 17, 2013 2:14 AM CST | Updated Jan 17, 2013 10:11 AM CST

(Newser) – Some 35 hostages and 15 Islamist militants in the Algerian crisis have reportedly been killed in a helicopter attack launched by the Algerian military, reports the AP. Those numbers, however, were released by the militants, who also announced that seven of the 41 hostages taken,...   Read full story »


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