30 Algerian workers escape desert gas facility: APS

ALGIERS Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:22am EST

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ALGIERS (Reuters) - Thirty Algerian workers have managed to escape from the desert gas facility where dozens of hostages are being held hostage by an al Qaeda-affiliated group, Algeria's official APS news agency said on Thursday.

It did not say how they eluded their captors.

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