Report: American killed in Algerian hostage standoff; Updated



According to the Associated Press, the deceased has been identified as Frederick Buttacio of Katy, Texas.

As of yet, the cause of death is unclear.

We will continue to monitor this situation and update with developments.



Militants say over 30 hostages, 15 abductors killed in Algerian copter attack; Unconfirmed, conflicting reports abound; Update: White House condemns ‘terrorist attack’; 30 hostages killed, some freed hostages en route to London

  • PennyRobinsonFanClub

    If only the Algerian government had distributed maps showing where all the gun-owning terrorists lived….

  • Joe W.

    So far, Hillary & Barack’s incompetence has killed more Americans (5) than all six of my guns (0). Let’s ban Hillary and Barack…..

  • TugboatPhil

    An American dead overseas? Guess Barry will get a good night’s sleep and then go to a fundraiser rally in Vegas!!

  • $129448

    The world is such a better place since Obama became President

    • TugboatPhil

      The Muslims like us now, just like he promised.

  • nc

    Will this get ANY publicity, what with those major stories about Lance Armstrong and that football player taking up all the headlines?

  • George Washington Mclintock

    Christ, it’s like Barry and Chuck Hagel are planning to cut Delta Force or something. We got men trained for this sort of situation. Send them there!

  • kingsjester

    Obama farmed this failure out. At least, Carter used our troops.

  • Roto

    “al Qaeda is on the run” — President Barack Hussein Obama
    “1 American dead in Algerian standoff” — AP Sources