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Algeria Criticized for Hostage Response (VOA On Assignment Feb. 1)i
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February 01, 2013 7:40 PM
On Assignment's Martin Secrest Skypes with reporter Henry Ridgwell in London to discuss European concerns following a deadly hostage crisis at a gas complex in Algeria. At least 37 foreign hostages were killed in the standoff between militants and Algerian forces. The incident also left at least 29 militants dead.

Algeria Criticized for Hostage Response (VOA On Assignment Feb. 1)

Published February 01, 2013

On Assignment's Martin Secrest Skypes with reporter Henry Ridgwell in London to discuss European concerns following a deadly hostage crisis at a gas complex in Algeria. At least 37 foreign hostages were killed in the standoff between militants and Algerian forces. The incident also left at least 29 militants dead.

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