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US flies drone over Algeria gas plant

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Thu, 17 Jan 2013 17:03 GMT
Author: Reuters
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WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The United States sent a drone aircraft for surveillance over the Algerian gas plant where Algerian forces launched an operation to free hostages on Thursday, a U.S. official told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity.

The official did not provide further details, including on the timing or duration of the drone mission.

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