7 Japanese confirmed dead in Algeria hostage crisis, 3 still missing
[FOXNEWS] Japan's prime minister says seven Japanese citizens have been confirmed dead in a hostage crisis at an Algerian oil field.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that three other Japanese remain missing and unaccounted for.
Abe told a government crisis taskforce that he was informed of the deaths by Japanese officials in Algeria.
The victims worked for a Japanese engineering company, JGC Corp.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-21