Canadian passport holder may have been involved in hostage standoff at Sahara natural gas plant in Algeria

Canadian among Algerian hostage-takers, 12 hostages killed: reports
The Associated Press and Global News: Friday, January 18, 2013 8:32 PM

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TORONTO – Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed they are aware of reports that a Canadian may have been involved in the bloody three-day hostage standoff at a Sahara natural gas plant in Algeria.

A department spokesperson told Global News they are actively seeking further information on the reports, and are in close contact with the Algerian authorities.