Official: Three Americans Killed in Algeria Hostage Standoff

New details are coming out about the deadly hostage standoff at a gas facility in Algeria.

FOX News Radio’s Simon Owen reports:

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A clearer picture is beginning to emerge of what happened at the gas facility seized by militants in the Sahara Desert last week.

A U.S. official confirming three Americans were killed in the standoff. Seven managed to get away.

Algeria says a total of 37 foreign hostages died. Another five are still missing.


Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal saying 29 of the kidnappers were killed. Three have been captured. And among the attackers, according to Sellal, two Canadians.

In London, Simon Owen, FOX News Radio.

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