22 Hostages Still Missing in Algeria: Report

...as standoff between military, militants continues

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 18, 2013 5:03 AM CST

(Newser) – After the Algerian military launched an attack on militants holding hostages at a gas field, numbers remain hazy, but Reuters reports that the whereabouts of 22 of those hostages—14 Japanese and eight Norwegians—remain unknown. Algerian special forces continue to surround the site, a...   Read full story »

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