Presidency Condemns Algeria Hostage-Taking

RAMALLAH, January 17, 2013 (WAFA) – The presidency condemned on Wednesday the taking of hostages in Algeria describing it as “a terrorist act.”

Gunmen abducted some 150 employees of various nationalities at the British Petroleum location in Algiers.

“This is a terrorist act,” said the statement, stressing that the presidency “condemns terrorism in all its forms.”

Source: WAFA News