Posted 11:33 AM 1/18/2013 : 100 of 132 Foreign Hostages in Algeria Freed
AIN AMENAS, Algeria (AP) - The bloody three-day hostage standoff at a natural gas plant in the Sahara took a dramatic turn Friday as Algeria's state news service reported that nearly 100 of the 132 foreign workers kidnapped by Islamic militants had been freed. That number of hostages
Posted 6:05 PM 1/17/2013 : Local Man Escapes Hostage Situation in Algeria
CORPUS CHRISTI - A local man is among the people who were taken hostage at a BP gas facility in Algeria.
Mark Cobb, a 1977 Flour Bluff graduate, reportedly hid in an unused room of the BP facility during the attack, then escaped unharmed.
Cobb is the president of this facility that
Posted 5:45 PM 1/17/2013 : Local Man Escapes Hostage Situation in Algeria
CORPUS CHRISTI - KRIS News has confirmed, a local man is among the people, who were taken hostage, at a BP gas facility, in Algeria.
We are still working on getting details on this story, but we do know the man did escape the attackers.
We spoke to a family friend who says the man
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