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Algeria's Quick Response To Hostage Crisis Brings Quiet Relief To Some

Fri, January 18, 2013 8:00pm

Story by Eleanor Beardsley

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The hostage-taking drama at an oil and gas facility in the Algerian desert continued for a second day on Friday. It remained fast moving, chaotic and confusing. According to the French and Algerian media, a stand-off between the last remaining jihadists, their hostages, and the Algerian army is said to be continuing.

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