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Friday, February 1, 2013

Photos of the Day: Feb. 1, 2013

Algerian soldiers and officials stand in front of the gas plant in Ain Amenas, seen in background, during a visit organized by the Algerian authorities for news media, Friday, Jan. 31, 2013. The Algerian gas plant attacked by militants will soon be partially operational, announced its director on Thursday during a tour on the site for local and international media. Lotfi Benadouda, the director of the Ain Amenas plant, which is jointly run by Algeria's Sonatrach, Britain's BP and Norway's Statoil said one of three gas units was only lightly damaged and would be returned to operation soon.