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Algeria Hostage Death Toll Rises

Algeria Hostage Death Toll Rises

Posted on 21 Jan 2013 at 1:16pm

The Algerian government told Le Monde it had avoided a catastrophe, making it unclear what their definition of a catastrophe was. The Associated Press reported Sunday that numerous bodies, some burned or disfigured, had been found at the Algerian natural gas facility seized from terrorists. It was not possible to say whether the victims were foreign or local workers.

Al-Jazeera reported that security sources, who changed their story, said Sunday afternoon that five terrorists were captured. AFP said twelve corpses deposited at the morgue were Japanese killed on Wednesday, the day of the attack.

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