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37 foreigners killed during
gas plant standoff, including
two Americans, Algerian PM
and US official say

Fox News, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 1/21/2013 10:49:25 AM

Thirty-seven foreign hostages were killed during the four-day-long standoff at a natural gas plant in Algeria, including two more Americans, the country´s prime minister and a U.S. official said Monday. Three Islamist militants were said to be captured alive and at least two Canadians were among the terrorist group that took hundreds hostage. Seven Americans made it out of the gas plant safely, but three had died, the U.S. official said, on condition of anonymity because he wasn´t authorized to speak publicly on the matter The official said Monday that the FBI had recovered the bodies of the Americans

[The Associated Press contributed]


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mamafrog, 1/21/2013 11:07:55 AM     (No. 9129883)

This makes sense because we heard the terrorists had two Americans to trade for the people they wanted released. I still think the Algerians handled it correctly.

Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/21/2013 11:19:20 AM     (No. 9129911)

Abdelmalek Sellal, Algeria´s prime minister, added on Monday that the kidnappers came from Egypt, Canada, Mali, Niger, Mauritania and Tunisia.

Since when have Canadians been part of terror groups?




Reply 3 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/21/2013 11:22:39 AM     (No. 9129923)

Since when have Americans? Think of that Marin County brat.

Reply 4 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/21/2013 11:31:58 AM     (No. 9129954)

Is Obama indirectly responsible for these attacks due to his refusal to capture terrorists and place them in Gitmo for interrogation? And, to insist on US Army field manual techniques rather than harsher CIA tactics for those we do capture?

To date, Obama´s killed over 3,000 suspected terrorists, including the American Alwaki with drone strikes. If some of these could have been captured without great risk of American life, could we have learned more about al-Qaeda´s plans for Benghazi, Mali, Tunesia, Algeria and the US?

Report last week linked Osama Bin Laden to al-Qaeda planning just 6 months before Obama put two bullets in his head. If we had taken Osama alive and placed him in Gitmo with CIA interrogators, we surely would have learned more than tossing his body off of an aircraft carrier.

Reply 5 - Posted by: lydwho, 1/21/2013 11:34:34 AM     (No. 9129958)

You can thank the last administration for that!~!!

If we had that pipe line from Canada and if we were allowed to drill our own oil right here in the USA, there would would be no need for our people to be in Asia, Europe or Africa!!!!

And to think that we elected him for another four years.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 1/21/2013 11:59:08 AM     (No. 9130029)

Yo..yo..Too bad the Canucks didn´t just say home and shoot the snot out of some of THEIR countrymen. Not flying would lessen their carbon footprint!

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