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Topic - Chrystiane Roy
The Islamist militants who attacked a natural-gas plant in the Sahara included two Canadians and a team of explosives experts who had memorized the layout of the sprawling complex and were ready to blow the place sky-high, Algeria's prime minister said Monday.
They wore Algerian military uniforms, he said, bolstering accounts by escaped hostages that they didn't just shoot their way in.
But he said the group did come from northern Mali, hundreds of miles away from the gas plant.