Friday, February 1, 2013

Signs of Canadians in Algeria plot concern U.S.

Signs that Canadian citizens were involved in the attack by hostage-taking Islamist militants on a remote gas plant in Algeria are of great concern to American authorities, U.S. intelligence officials said on Thursday.

While Algerian authorities apparently have not yet provided Western governments with cast-iron proof, a senior U.S. intelligence official said, "We're taking very seriously the reports of the two Canadians' involvement."

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/31/us-algeria-violence-kidnapping-canadians-idUSBRE90U1DD20130131