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  Shvat 6, 5773 , 17/01/13

Report: Algerian Hostage-Rescue Operation Over

An operation to rescue Western hostages held by Islamist terrorists in a gas facility in Algeria has ended, according to a Thursday-evening report by Algeria's official news agency.

It is not clear, at this stage, how many hostages and how many of their captors were killed.

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