‘Eighty dead’ in Algeria gas field attack

The death toll after the Algeria gas field siege has mounted to 80 according to reports today, with British, American, Japanese, French, Norwegian, Filipino and Romanian workers reported dead or missing alongside militant casualties. Three Britons were killed during the hostage crisis at BP’s gas field in Algeria (pictured) while a further three British nationals […]

Briton dead in BP gas facility in Algeria

Foreign Secretary William Hague has confirmed that one British person has been shot dead and a number of others are being held hostage in the BP gas plant in Algeria. Reports claim as many as 41 foreign workers, including British nationals, are believed to have been kidnapped and Algerian troops have surrounded the field located […]

Attack on BP Algeria site ‘kidnaps eight’

British energy giant BP’s gas field in Algeria is the focus of an “ongoing” terrorist attack, the Foreign Office confirmed today. Reports suggest eight people were kidnapped in the attack on the field located on the Algerian border with Libya in the early hours this morning, although this is unconfirmed. The Amenas gas field is […]