Insiders aided plan for Algeria gas-plant raid, officials report

Posted: January 22, 2013 at 4:46 a.m.

Algerian firemen carry a coffin Monday into the morgue in Ain Amenas, Algeria. The coffin contains the body of a person killed during the hostage situation in a gas plant.

The hostage-taking at a remote Algerian gas plant was carried out by 30 militants from across the northern swath of Africa and two from Canada, authorities said.

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