Terror in the Desert

A gas plant located in Algeria was attacked by terrorists in January of last year, this documentary interviews those that were lucky enough to survive as they recall the dramatic event and share their harrowing stories. As a result of this attack 39 people died and many foreign workers were taken hostage, once this had happened Al Qaeda terrorists then raided the facility, the Algerian army responded with force to take it back. This World by the BBC investigates why it appeared to be so easy for the plant to have been overrun by terrorists in the manor it was.

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