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      Archive: 1/17/2013

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        1/17/2013, Shevat 6, 5773

      Attempt to Rescue Algeria Hostages Fails

      A terrorist organization affiliated with Al-Qaeda which captured 41 foreigners in a gas field in southern Algeria on Wednesday, announced that the terrorists managed to push away the local army as it attempted to enter the site.

      The organization reported that Algerian troops retreated after an exchange of fire between them and the captors.