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Algerian Army Kills Militants Behind Krechba Gas Plant Attack

ALGIERS, March 20 – Algeria’s army has killed four militants authorities believe were responsible for Friday’s attack on the Krechba gas facility operated by state oil company Sonatrach with BP and Statoil, a security source said on Sunday. Al Qaeda’s North Africa branch claimed responsibility for the rocket attack on the gas plant in central

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Al-Qaeda’s North Africa Branch Claims Attack on Algerian Gas Plant

ALGIERS, March 19 – Al Qaeda’s North Africa branch has claimed responsibility for Friday’s rocket-propelled grenade attack on an Algerian gas plant operated by Norway’s Statoil and BP as part of its “war on the Crusader interests everywhere”. The attack caused no casualties or damage but forced the facility to be closed as a precaution,

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Militants Fire Rockets at Algerian BP/Statoil Gas Plant, No Casualties

OSLO/ALGIERS March 18 – Militants attacked an Algerian gas plant operated by Norway’s Statoil and BP with rocket-propelled grenades on Friday, causing no casualties or damage but forcing the facility to be closed as a precaution. Algeria’s energy infrastructure is heavily protected by the army especially since the 2013 Islamist militant attack on the In

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