Russia Strongly Condemns the Algerian Hostage Terrorist Incident

by Colonel on January 22, 2013

“Moscow has strongly condemned the recent terrorist attack on a gas complex in Algeria. The death toll of hostages following the end of the four-day siege of the In Amenas gas facility in Algeria now stands at 57.

The Russian Foreign Ministry also offers condolences to the near and dear of the killed hostages and Algerian law enforcement body officers.

The Foreign Ministry wishes a speedy recovery to all those injured.

The death toll of hostages following the end of the four-day siege of the In Amenas gas facility in Algeria now stands at 57.

At least nine Japanese people were today reported to have been killed, while yesterday Algerian troops reportedly found the bodies of 25 more hostages.

Nearly 700 Algerian workers and more than 100 foreigners are thought to have escaped.

” — Copyright 2013 Voice of Russia

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