JGC Corp source confirms 5 Japanese kidnapped in Algeria: Jiji

TOKYO Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:50am EST

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TOKYO (Reuters) - A source at a Japanese engineering firm JGC Corp. confirmed that five Japanese nationals were kidnapped in Algeria on Wednesday, Japan's Jiji news agency said.

JGC is involved in gas production work at Ain Amenas in southern Algeria. (Reporting by Antoni Slodkowski; Editing by Ron Popeski)

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