Thirty Algerian hostages escape at gas field
BY RUTH BENDER
ALGIERS -- Thirty Algerian workers held hostage along with foreigners at a gas field in Algeria managed to escape Algeria Press Service reported.
Militants seized about 40 foreign hostages (the exact number hasn't been confirmed) at a natural gas field in Algeria operated by BP, Statoil and Sonatrach.
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