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37 foreigners die at Algeria gas plant

By Reuters

A total of 37 foreign workers died in a hostage crisis at an Algerian desert gas plant, with seven still missing, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said on Monday.

Sellal also told a news conference that 29 militants had been killed and three captured alive in the siege, which Algerian forces ended on Saturday by storming the plant. - Reuters

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