French national killed in Islamist attack in Algeria: source

ALGIERS Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:51am EST

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ALGIERS (Reuters) - A French national was killed in an attack by Islamist militants on an Algerian gas field on Wednesday, a local source said.

The militants had seized five Japanese nationals and a French citizen from the facility at In Amenas, local and diplomatic sources said earlier. (Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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