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Hostages reportedly freed from terrorist group

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Algerian officials say they've freed dozens of hostages who were held by an Al Qaeda linked terrorist group.

Troops raided a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert, but it's unclear how many hostages and militants were killed in the rescue mission.

U.S. officials say some American hostages got away, but others are unaccounted for.

The terrorists stormed the complex in retaliation for French air strikes against Al Qaeda linked fighters in nearby Mali.