Bloodthirsty Muslim terrorist assault ends in Algeria, 19 hostages dead

(AP:AIN AMENAS, Algeria) In a bloody finale, Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert on Saturday to end a standoff with Islamist extremists that left at least 19 hostages and 29 militants dead. Dozens of foreign workers remain unaccounted for, leading to fears the death toll could rise.

With few details emerging from the remote site in eastern Algeria, it was unclear whether anyone was rescued in the final operation.

Algerian crisis ends with deaths of militants and hostages – as it happened

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