You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

U.S. Officials Identify Three Americans Killed in Algeria

We’re learning more about the Americans taken hostage at an Algerian gas complex.

One Colorado man survived after hiding under his desk for two and a half days. He could hear the militants pacing back and forth and searching the building for him as he hid, and apparently survived on only a pint of water. He and a few colleagues escaped the complex on Friday morning.

Others were not as lucky. Thirty-eight hostages didn’t survive, including three Americans. Victor Lovelady, Gordon Rowan, and Fred Buttaccio were killed during the attack.

Victor Lovelady’s family is speaking out, saying he had been working at the plant for only 10 days before militants stormed the facility.

Leave a Comment0

Today's Front Page Stories

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News


Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Fox News Launches Redesigned App for iPhones, Androids

Now it's easier and faster than ever to keep up with the most powerful name in news wherever you are. Download the redesigned Fox News Channel app today on your iPhone or Android to watch Fox News and Fox Business Network live on your device! Click here for more information on how you can get the Fox News app.

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" will reveal who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Check out the latest installment: an inside look at Mutton Bustin!

Greta Is Wired! is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!