Surrender only, Algeria warns hostage-takers
Some Americans still captive
Posted: January 19, 2013 at 3:02 a.m.
Defying the Algerian army’s demands to give up, the band of Islamist militant kidnappers who terrorized a remote Saharan gas-field complex still held at least 10 and possibly dozens of foreign hostages Friday. A senior Algerian government official said there were no talks planned to end the standoff.
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