Rescue vehicles swarm the gas plant where al Qaeda-linked terrorists held hundreds of people hostage. An Algerian military assault Saturday ended with the deaths of at least 23 hostages, including an American, and 32 heavily armed kidnappers. (Associated Press)

Rescue vehicles swarm the gas plant where al Qaeda-linked terrorists held hundreds of people hostage. An Algerian military assault Saturday ended with the deaths of at least 23 hostages, including an American, and 32 heavily armed kidnappers. (Associated Press)