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  • Six hostages, eight rebels killed in Algeria strike - source

    ALGIERS - Six foreign hostages and eight of their captors were killed by an Algerian military strike on a vehicle being used by the kidnappers at a remote gas plant, a source in the town where the incident was unfolding told Reuters.

    The source said some hostages were still being held, and 180 Algerian citizens had escaped.
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