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January 19, 2013 8:15 pm

Algerian Hostage Crisis Ends, 23 Hostages Killed, 32 Terrorists

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AP – ALGIERS, Algeria – In a bloody finale, Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert on Saturday to end a standoff with Islamist extremists that left at least 23 hostages dead and killed all 32 militants involved, the Algerian government said.

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