Thursday 24 January 2019
News ID: 53940
Publish Date: 12 June 2018 - 21:41
PARIS (Dispatches) - A hostage situation was taking place in Paris on Tuesday, according to police. A man was reported to have taken hostage two or three people in the 10th arrondissement in the northeast of the city. Police said the incident was not terror-related.
French media reported that the individual was armed with a bomb and a handgun.
Police asked people on social media not to relay false information.
The French Special Forces (BRI) and firemen secured the street where the hostage situation was taking place.

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