The 36-year-old father-of-two saw four jeeps full of hostages blown up by Algerian troops.
The CIA and the Algerian embassy in Washington Tuesday declined to comment for this article.
The second time, with less than 10 minutes remaining in the game, he was elbowed in the face by an Algerian defender.
Just before storming the complex the militants ambushed nearby a bus carrying employees and killed a Briton and an Algerian.
Mohamed Merah is a 23 year-old French national of Algerian origin who claims links to al Qaeda.
Of all the large Algerian cities, Constantina is that which has best preserved its primitive signet.
It is reminiscent, with many differences, of an Algerian oasis.
As, when she had looked at the island in the Algerian Garden, she had felt "I shall be here some day with him!"
If possible the surgeon-major in the Algerian corps was a bigger fool still!
How different was my fevered love from theirs; my rash, unreflecting impulse in that Algerian paradise.