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3 Egyptians among militants killed at Algeria gas plant
Reuters, Thursday 17 Jan 2013
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At least 11 Islamist militants including their leader were killed on Thursday when Algerian forces stormed a desert gas plant to rescue dozens of hostages, an Algerian security source said.

He said two Algerians, including the group's leader Tahar Ben Cheneb, a prominent commander in the region, were among the dead, along with three Egyptians, two Tunisians, two Libyans, a Malian and a French citizen. It was not clear whether further bodies of militants might be found now the operation is over.

He also said 30 hostages were killed, of whom the nationalities of 15 had been established. Of these, eight were Algerian and seven were foreigners, including two British, two Japanese and a French national.



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Abi
18-01-2013 04:51am
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Inconsistency or hypocrisy, take your pick??
3 Egyptians killed!!! Where are the protests?? Oh, sorry Israel or the US are not responsible for this massacre otherwise their embassies would have been attacked and maybe burned down and the Egyptian government would have been told to tear up the peace agreement with Israel and we all know the rest!!
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Abi
18-01-2013 03:11am
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The peace loving people should never be intimidated!
There is no doubt that the terrorists have planned their operations few month ago and definitely, it was not a reaction to the French intervention in Mali. in a nutshell, the war against terror should continue with the support of the moderate moslem countries.
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