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Algeria: 32 Militants Killed,
With 23 Hostages

Associated Press, by Paul Shemm & Karim Kebir

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Posted By:PageTurner, 1/19/2013 2:36:28 PM

Algiers, Algeria - The Algerian government says 32 militants and 23 captives were killed during the three-day military operation to end the hostage crisis at a natural gas plant in the Sahara. The provisional death toll was issued by the Interior Ministry on Saturday after the special forces operation crushed the last holdout of the militants at the gas refinery, resulting in 11 extremists killed along with seven hostages. A total of 685 Algerian and 107 foreigner workers were freed over the course of the standoff, which began on Wednesday, the statement added. The military also confiscated machine guns,

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Updated story from AP. The maggots mined the complex, meaning to blow the whole thing up. These maggots were trained with big money - I bet from Iran - and planned for this for a long time. Algeria is right to never negotiate with terrorists, they obviously have lots of experience with these maggots - but they could use more training maybe. Still, a gas plant hostage-taking incident is all but impossible to end well. I don´t know any that have.

Why does AP keep calling them extremists and militants? They are terrorists.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/19/2013 2:52:44 PM     (No. 9126769)

The Hildebeast called them terrorists yesterday. Maybe AP didn´t get the memo.

That said, the Algerians had to move - or lose the whole NG plant along with the hostages in one huge blast. On the other hand, the Algerians may have tried to contact the White House and the call went to voicemail, again.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 1/19/2013 3:09:43 PM     (No. 9126798)

Al Qaeda terrorists....from Libya...these are from the same group of terrorist murderers that raped and killed Ambassador Stevens...

Both times the terrorists made the same demands for the BLIND SHEIK terrorist...from the ´93 attack on the Twin towers in NY......

Obama seems to be in bed with the wrong people...who else would entertain the Muslim Brotherhood in OUR White House...

Obama already released one trial balloon about releasing this murderer for "humanitarian reasons" ...which encourages them to keep capturing hostages and murdering Americans....Welcome to Obama´s world...where the hatred and murder of Americans and Christians is encouraged and tolerated...

Low information voters, the stupid and greedy" put this nightmare in the WH...Impeach him

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/19/2013 4:12:20 PM     (No. 9126874)

AP calls Islamic terrorists "militants" in keeping with Obama´s style book for reporters. Style book permits "terrorist" to be applied to Tea Party supporters, NRA members and Heritage Foundation donors. Islamic terrorists, whether using IEDs, AK-47s or suicide vests, will be described as militants, armed resistance and/or anti-government forces.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Subal, 1/19/2013 4:41:26 PM     (No. 9126912)

Well our leader dithered long enough that he didn´t even have to vote ´present´!

What a spineless coward!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 1/19/2013 5:00:45 PM     (No. 9126939)

This is the result when two incompetent socialist so called presidents are elected by too many fools. Hail France and America as it´s also your incompetent voters fault.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Salt5792, 1/19/2013 5:27:46 PM     (No. 9126976)

The ROP strikes again.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Muggins, 1/19/2013 6:40:50 PM     (No. 9127056)

I doubt that there is a refinery or nuclear power plant in this world that is currently protected usfficiently to prevent a well trained platoon of terrorists from taking over the complex. With the porous borders of the U.S., how difficult would it be to insert a platoon of terrorists in the States?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mamafrog, 1/19/2013 7:07:28 PM     (No. 9127094)

The Algerians seemed to be more concerned with killing the terrorists than they were with saving the hostages. I think they made the right decision, the terrorists probably won´t be back any time soon.

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