Source: Sixteen foreign hostages freed in Algeria

ByREUTERS
January 19, 2013 15:22

ALGIERS - Sixteen foreign hostages being held by Islamist fighters who attacked a gas plant in the Algerian desert were freed on Saturday, a source close to the crisis said.

Those freed included two Americans, two Germans and one Portuguese, the source told Reuters. The nationalities of the others were not immediately clear.

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