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Algeria Hostage-Taking Could Be Retaliation For France's Actions In Mali

NPR | Jan. 17, 2013 3:03 p.m.

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Eleanor Beardsley

Islamist militants attacked and seized a gas field in Algeria on Wednesday and said they were holding dozens of foreign workers hostage, including seven Americans. The militants said the attack is retaliation for France’s military intervention in Mali.

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