Algeria says some hostages killed in raid on kidnappers

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 2:42 a.m.

A man stands at a newsstand in Algiers on Thursday and reads a newspaper with a headline that says “Terrorist attack and kidnapping in Ain Amenas.”

Kidnappers and at least some of their hostages were killed Thursday as Algerian forces raided a gas facility where a heavily armed group of Islamist extremists was holding dozens of captives, including Americans and other foreigners, the Algerian government announced.

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