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Of 132 foreign hostages at Algeria plant, 100 already freed

ByREUTERS
January 18, 2013 18:39

ALGIERS - Algerian forces have freed about 100 of the 132 foreigners who were taken hostage in a gas facility in the Algerian desert, a security source told Reuters.

The fate of the others - whether they remained captive or had been killed - remained unclear, he said, as the situation at the plant was "changing rapidly".

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