Developing Story: American Hostages Among Escapees In Algeria

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(FOX News) – An Algerian security official says 20 hostages have escaped Islamist militants who were holding them against their will in Algeria.  The escapees included some Americans and Europeans.

The hostages were being held in a natural gas plant in the Sahara desert.  The militants attacked the gas complex on Wednesday taking dozens of foreign workers hostage. 

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