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Insight: Mystery Canadian coordinated Algeria gas field attack, premier says


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A delegation led by Algerian Oil Minister Youcef Yousfi and Japanese vice Foreign Affairs Minister Miuro Kiuchi visit the Tiguentourine Gas Plant, located about 50 km (30 miles) from the town of In Amenas in this still image from video footage taken on January 20, 2013. Japanese vice Foreign Affairs Minister Kiuchi led a delegation of Japanese officials to the Tiguentourine Gas Plant deep in the Sahara on Sunday, where at least 48 hostages were killed during the four-day siege. At least 10 Japanese are still missing in the plant which is operated by Britain's BP, Norway's Statoil and Algeria's state energy company. Japanese engineering firm JGC is one of the foreign companies operating in the plant which is close to the Libyan border. REUTERS/Canal Algerie via Reuters TV