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Algeria hostage crisis: Moktar Belmoktar claims responsibility in name of al-Qaeda

Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for the attack. Picture: Getty

Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for the attack. Picture: Getty

  • by GARETH ROSE
 

MOKTAR Belmoktar, the Islamic extremist believed to have masterminded the Algeria crisis, has claimed responsibility for the hostage-taking in the name of al-Qaeda and said his group was willing to negotiate, according to a report.

 
 
 

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