Algerian minister: More than 23 hostages killed in total

The Algerian communication minister has said that more than 23 hostages were killed but that the final death toll will be announced in the coming hours, Reuters reports.

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Fourth Algeria victim named

A fourth British victim of the Algerian siege was named today as efforts continued to repatriate their bodies. The Foreign Office issued a statement from the family of Sebastian John which said he would be eternally missed.