At Least 3 Americans Held Hostage by Al Qaeda-Linked Group in Algeria

U.S. officials have confirmed that Americans are among the hostages being held following an attack by al Qaeda-linked insurgents on a BP joint-venture natural gas field in Algeria. A senior intelligence official told ABC News that it currently appears three U.S. citizens are being held. However, the official cautioned that the number is subject to change as is the overall number of hostages. The total number of hostages being held remains unclear, with reports ranging from 15 to more than...Full Story
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