Algeria says it’s military has freed four of the many hostages being held at a massive natural gas facility on the desert border with Mali. Others reportedly have escaped. There’s no word on Americans involved, but Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the US is weighing a response to what he called an act of “terrorism.”
Hostage Crisis in Algeria as War Spreads in Mali
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