Source: 15 burned bodies found at Algeria gas plant

ByREUTERS
January 19, 2013 14:18

ALGIERS- Algerian special forces on Saturday found 15 burned bodies at the desert gas plant attacked by al Qaida-linked fighters, a source familiar with the unfolding hostage crisis there said.

An investigation was in progress to try and identify the bodies, which were found after the Algerian army launched an operation to free dozens of foreign and Algerian workers at the gas plant. There was no immediate indication of the circumstances in which those found on Saturday had died.

Related Content
Breaking news
June 24, 2017
Chinese president, premier urge all-out efforts to search, rescue missing from landslide

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 20 - 34
    Beer Sheva
    22 - 29
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 21 - 30
    Jerusalem
    21 - 30
    Haifa
  • 27 - 39
    Elat
    24 - 38
    Tiberias