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Algeria / Hostage Crisis #1037224

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 18, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Europe: Martha Raddatz) The deadly mission in Algeria to free hostages taken by terrorist Islamic extremists featured; scenes and diagrams shown of the gas plant where the hostages were taken and are held. [Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - says the attackers will have no place to hide.] [Escaped hostage, Stephen McFAUL†- comments.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Where Al Qaeda splinter cells are operating in Africa today noted; map shown.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Brian Ross) The hunt by the US and the French for shadowy terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhar†† and the problems of tracking extremists in Africa examined; video and map shown.

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Raddatz, Martha;
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