Close Family of Nederland native held hostage in Algeria waits for news kjac , KBMT 1:46 PM. CST January 29, 2013 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST It's the fourth and final day of the Algerian hostage crisis. Algerian state news reports as many as 23 hostages were killed in the final assault of the BP gas facility. And as of Saturday afternoon, still no word on the Nederland native who was one of the hundreds held hostage by an al-Queda-linked militant group. At the home of the hostage's brother, friends and family members could be seen coming and going throughout the day. The driveway and front yard were packed with cars Saturday morning. Understandably, no one was able to talk on camera. A man who answered the door told 12 News HD that they hadn't heard any news, but the family was doing ok. One can only imagine how those inside the house are dealing with the frightening situation. A situation 5,000 miles away... that hits too close to home. Special prayers will be said at the hostage's former church, St. Charles Catholic Church on Nederland Avenue, Sunday at 7:30am, 9:30, 11:30, and 4:30pm. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment More Stories Father meets daughter 47 years after her birth Mar 28, 2017, 7:48 a.m. Federal inmate gets nearly 3 years added to sentence… Mar 28, 2017, 9:04 a.m. Trump spilled beans on grandchild-to-be's gender Mar 28, 2017, 8:51 a.m.