THE WORLDPOST
01/17/2013 05:18 am ET Updated Mar 19, 2013

Algeria Hostage Crisis: 30 Gas Field Workers Reportedly Escape From Captors (VIDEO)

ALGIERS, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Thirty Algerian workers have managed to escape from the desert gas facility where dozens of hostages are being held hostage by an al Qaeda-affiliated group, Algeria's official APS news agency said on Thursday.

It did not say how they eluded their captors.

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