Thirty Algerian hostages escape at gas field

1/17/2013

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.

Dow Jones Newswires

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