Share “Hostages from at least 10 nations in Algeria”

Hostages from at least 10 nations in Algeria

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 18, 2013 at 6:16 am •  Published: January 18, 2013

— PHILIPPINES: Algeria's state news agency said two Filipino hostages were killed. Philippine Foreign Affairs spokesman Raul Hernandez said Friday at least one Filipino escaped with injuries during the military operation and he had no information about any fatalities.

— MALAYSIA: Two Malaysians were held, the government says.

— IRELAND: A 36-year-old Irish electrician was among the hostages but managed to escape.

— FRANCE: President Francois Hollande said there are French hostages but gave no exact number.

— ROMANIA: Romania's Foreign Ministry says Romanians are among hostages.