Americans Held Hostage by Al Qaeda-Linked Group

Intelligence officials say at least three Americans are among the hostages being held in Algeria.
0:51 | 01/16/13

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Helped -- linked militants are claiming they're holding Americans. Among the hostages after taking over -- natural gas conference in Algeria. That complex is near the border with Libya partly operated by BP. -- State Department spokeswoman says secretary of state Hillary Clinton is in close touch now. With the Algerian prime minister. The best information that we have at this time is that US citizens -- are among the hostages. I hope you'll understand that in order to protect their safety. I'm not gonna get into numbers I'm not gonna get into names I'm not gonna get into any further details. As we continue to work on this issue with the Algerian authorities and also with their employers. A two foreign hostages were reportedly killed in that take over six others. -- wounded.

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