Algerian army takes hard line in militant battle
By: ANIS BELGHOUL and PAUL SCHEMM - The Associated Press
ROADBLOCK: Roadblocks prevent the access of the Tigentourine gas plant where hostages have been kidnapped by islamic militants on Friday. The hostage crisis in the remote desert of Algeria is not over, Britain said Friday, after an Algerian raid on the gas plant to wipe out Islamist militants and fr...
The Associated PressLOCATION: This Nov. 29, 2012 satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the Amenas Gas Field in Algeria, which is jointly operated by BP and Norway’s Statoil and Algeria’s Sonatrach. Algerian special forces launched a rescue operation Thursday at the plant in the ...