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I -- I -- BP gas -- Algeria still under siege this morning by terrorists and an American hostage died yesterday during the Algerian army's rescue attempt Peter Doocy joins us live from Washington.
On this tricky story morning Peter.
Good morning Clayton anti American from Texas who was killed was named Frederick -- -- -- in the latest reports are.
But he died of a heart attack when the Algerian military came in with guns blazing and it -- in an attempt to free hostages and kill.
Kidnappers we don't have too many other details right now we know that US and British officials are upset.
That they were not given more to heads up about that dangerous rescue operation before it went down.
But that doesn't matter too much to the hostages lucky enough to escape with their wives.
-- -- -- fantastic joke was very impressed with the help here on the move.
More exciting episode.
Feel sorry for anybody -- -- -- -- -- -- US military flew a C 130 and NC seventeen to Algeria to get at least -- dozen.
Wounded Americans out of there but that's the extent.
Of the US military's involvement in this crisis at this point the Algerian government.
Will not let any powerful western nations like the US or Great Britain assist.
And to counter terror operations.
Secretary of state Hillary Clinton has been in touch with her counterparts and said the quote.
Utmost care must be taken to preserve innocent life.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said -- just because this terror attack is not on American soil doesn't mean America woke up and down the perpetrators.
Should be on notice.
That they will find no sanctuary.
Not in Algeria.
Not in North Africa.
Not be anywhere.
At this hour there are reportedly still six hostages being held at that BP natural gas facility in the middle of the Sahara Desert.
Back to New York.
Our -- thanks so much for that update -- meanwhile let's.
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