Report: 23 hostages dead as crisis in Algeria is ‘brought to an end’

(Photo: Ennahar TV via Reuters TV)

Twenty-three hostages and 32 militants were killed after an attack on a natural gas plant deep in the Sahara, the Algerian interior ministry said on Saturday, according to news wires.

The official also said 107 foreign hostages and 685 Algerian hostages had been released, several news outlets reported.

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