Satellite image of the In Amenas gas plant
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Algeria crisis: Captors and hostages die in assault

19 January 2013 Last updated at 23:29 GMT

A four-day siege at a gas facility in the Sahara desert has ended, with militants and some hostages killed.

Seven hostages were killed by their captors during a final raid by Algerian troops - at least 23 hostages and 32 hostage-takers died in the four-day stand-off, Algerian officials say.

Five Britons are feared dead or missing - five Norwegians are unaccounted for.

Bridget Kendall reports.