"Around 60" foreigners reportedly continue to be held hostage at the Algerian gas plant, with...

|By:, SA News Editor

"Around 60" foreigners reportedly continue to be held hostage at the Algerian gas plant, with ~650 people free from the standoff, but information remains sketchy. BP says there “a small number” of employees whose current location and situation remain uncertain. Meanwhile, the crisis is a serious threat to Algeria, the no. 3 gas supplier to the EU and the main source of revenue to the country.