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92 bodies found in the Sahara desert

A landscape view dated May 2003 shows the Saharan desert in southern Algeria near the city of Illizi. 31 European tourists are missing in Algeria since mid-February. The tourists, 15 Germans, 10 Austrians, 4 Swiss nationals, a Dutchman and a Swede, are feared to have been kidnapped by an armed group or by smugglers. They were travelling in six separate groups in four-wheel vehicles and motorbikes without guides when they disappeared over the period of one month in the vast Sahara, which covers two million square kilometers (775,000 square miles) in Algeria alone. According to the Swiss Hebdo magazine on Sunday 11 May 2003, the tourists are all alive and ransom has been demanded for their return. AFP PHOTO HOCINE ZAOURAR (Photo credit should read HOCINE ZAOURAR/AFP/Getty Images)

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    92 bodies found in the Sahara desert

According to Niger security forces the bodies of 92 migrant workers were found in the Sahara. Vladimir Duthiers reports.