United States: Seven Americans were hostages, the militants said, but they claimed only two survived the Algerian strafing on Thursday. The US has confirmed that some of its citizens are hostages but gave no numbers.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/middle-e...s-standoff-live
_________________________
No matter how big your house is, how big your bank account is or how big your car is, you grave will be the same size as everyone else's.

- Keep it real