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Executed: Five Britons feared
dead after Algeria hostage crisis
ends in bloodbath as first
chilling pictures emerge of Al
Qaeda gunmen storming gas plant

Daily Mail (UK), by Ian Gallagher

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/19/2013 7:13:50 PM

Five Britons are feared dead after the Algerian hostage crisis ended in a murderous bloodbath yesterday. The four-day siege reached its climax after seven workers were executed in a final, monstrous act of violence by their Al Qaeda-linked captors just as special forces soldiers stormed the desert gas facility to try to rescue them. Their nationalities are not yet known. All of the 11 remaining militants – who had booby-trapped the complex with explosives – were later shot dead in a fierce gun battle. Scroll down for video

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jonr, 1/19/2013 7:18:37 PM     (No. 9127106)

Just more "work-place violence".. Move along!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 1/19/2013 7:26:12 PM     (No. 9127116)

Well it certainly was good that the uber-intelligent Hillbag advised Algerian Prime Minister Abdul-Malik Salal that “the utmost care must be taken to preserve innocent life” -she really had ´em shakin in their boots with that one...


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Reply 3 - Posted by: PeoplesRepublikNY, 1/19/2013 7:30:22 PM     (No. 9127122)

The intended consequences of "leading from behind".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/19/2013 8:43:53 PM     (No. 9127198)

Has Obama even said anything about this?
Has the "relentless" media asked him any questions about it? Or are they too busy fretting over what the Moose will be wearing to the big party?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/19/2013 9:02:33 PM     (No. 9127218)

This is getting as little MSM (and FNC) coverage as they can get away with! Still #1 focus as per Dear Leader´s orders - guns and gun control.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/19/2013 9:06:56 PM     (No. 9127230)

Wow. That stinks.

But, seriously guys, what do you think of this Manti Te´o girlfriend hoax thing? I just can´t get enough of that story. It´s so important!!

And then there´s the Lance Armstrong shocker. He doped! Who´d a thunk? Not me, that´s for sure. I need more coverage of that because it´s really important!!

Tina Fey and Amy Pohler at the Golden Globes! Important!!

(sarcasm in case there are any Democrats reading who can´t tell)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fayebeck, 1/19/2013 9:11:44 PM     (No. 9127235)

Nuke the entire region. Leave nothing alive.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/19/2013 9:42:45 PM     (No. 9127265)

I have to wonder how much info the terrorist gained from the google satellite images. I fear we are going to lose that service since it can be used for nefarious means, even though it can be very useful for law abiding citizens. We´ve seen the dims trying to take guns away from us, I´m sure satellite information (and all sorts of internet services) are soon to follow.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: ranger06, 1/19/2013 10:41:23 PM     (No. 9127308)

This really sucks if your a hostage - but it sends a pretty clear message how the Algerian Government wants to deal with bad guys that take hostages - they don´t - storm the complex with the goal of killing all the bad guys - any hostages survive it´s icing on the cake. Seems heartless - but it works... This technique was perfected in Israel...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Nimby, 1/19/2013 10:43:22 PM     (No. 9127311)

So, the developed nations let developing nations to take care of this thorn in their backsides. Obama is getting ready for coronation. Cameron is pontificating. And honest working class get massacred!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 1/20/2013 1:42:26 AM     (No. 9127434)

Shoot -- Hillary probably dutifully informed the Algerian Government we were coming, so they could be ready for us. That is something Obama´s Administration has our military doing now, btw. It´s our POLICY with these terrorist-infested middle eastern countries!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/20/2013 4:14:27 AM     (No. 9127488)

It appears that the current American military leadership strategy of "stand down" is not a model that emerging countries favor when dealing with savages.

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