Algeria Hostage Crisis Over, 1 American Dead, Fate of 2 More Uncertain

After the Algerian military's final assault on terrorists holding hostages at a gas complex, the four-day hostage crisis is over, but apparently with additional loss of life among the foreign hostages. One American, Fred Buttaccio of Texas, has been confirmed dead by the U.S. State Department. Two more U.S. hostages remain unaccounted for, with growing concern among U.S. officials that they did not survive. But another American, Mark Cobb of Corpus Christi, Texas is now confirmed as safe....Full Story
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