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Filipinos wore garland of explosives

Algerian special police unit officers guard the entrance of an hospital located near the gas plant where hostages have been kidnapped by Islamic militants, in Ain Amenas, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Algeria's special forces stormed the natural gas complex in the middle of the Sahara desert in a final assault Saturday. AP/Anis Belghoul

Foreign workers abducted by Islamist militants in Algeria were garlanded with explosives and put into trucks rigged with bombs, the wife of one of the Filipino captives recounted Saturday.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Photos & Videos | Read More »