Workers 'assisted' in Algeria hostage attack

New footage released indicates that workers may have aided perpetrators in deadly siege at gas plant.
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2013 10:42

New pictures have emgered from last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, just moments before the government launched
the attack.

One local journalist has told Al Jazeera that 11 workers at the compound were actually helping the attackers.

The Japanese government has confirmed that a further two of its citizens were killed in the incident.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.


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