Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage

“Sahara-based Islamists holding three Algerian diplomats hostage have sent a video of one of them to Mauritania’s ANI news agency, ANI said, the first proof of life in over a year. Seven Algerians were kidnapped in the north Mali town of Gao when it was taken over by al Qaeda-linked Islamists in April 2012. Three were released, one was reported executed and the last video released to media was in January 2013.”

Source: Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage: agency | Reuters

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