5 Arrested in Algeria Crisis; Death Toll at 81

Mali-based terrorist takes responsibility for attack

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 20, 2013 4:49 PM CST

(Newser) – Officials in Algeria have arrested five suspects in the Algerian gas-plant hostage crisis that left at least 81 people dead, report the BBC and AP. All five are members of an Islamist group, according to a private TV channel, and Algerian officials say each hailed...   Read full story »


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