Algerian assault ends crisis, 19 hostages dead
Published 01/19/2013, Associated Press
Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the middle of the Sahara desert on Saturday in a "final assault" that ended a four-day-old hostage crisis, according to the state news agency and two foreign governments. At least 19 hostages and 29 Islamist militants have been killed.Word count: 1373
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