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Sixteen foreign hostages freed in Algeria - source
January 19, 2013 / 1:26 PM / 5 years ago

Sixteen foreign hostages freed in Algeria - source

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Sixteen foreign hostages being held by Islamist fighters who attacked a gas plant in the Algerian desert were freed on Saturday, a source close to the crisis said.

Those freed included two Americans, two Germans and one Portuguese, the source told Reuters. The nationalities of the others were not immediately clear.

Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Writing by Giles Elgood

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