Islamist militants abduct foreigners in Algeria
Algerian security officials say two people have been killed and several foreigners abducted in an attack on a gas facility near In Amenas in the east of the country.
Islamist militants allied to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) have said they carried out the attack.
The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner reports.
16 Jan 2013
- From the section Africa