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Algeria hostage siege comes to deadly end

Published on Jan 17, 2013
At least 30 hostages and 11 members of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group were killed when Algerian forces stormed a desert gas plant to free the captives, Reuters news agency has quoted an Algerian security source as saying. Eight Algerians and seven foreigners, including two British, two Japanese and a French national, were among the dead, the source said. Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports.