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Yet again!

France: Hostage Situation In A Jewelery Store In Montpellier

TodayWorld Published: Jan 9, 2015 at 6:31 pm Modified: Jan 9, 2015 at 7:13 pm 0 Listen

Hostages have reportedly been taken in a jewelry store in Montpellier, Southern France.

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The criminal reportedly held the two shopkeepers for about an hour, threatening them with a gun. However, no one was killed nor wounded, local Midi Libre said. Special police forces arrived on the scene along with the region’s prosecutor and the city mayor.

According to Montpellier prosecutor Christophe Barret, cited by Midi Libre, the situation is “very calm” and there is no reason to connect the siege in Montpellier with the events in Paris and in Northern France. People from the surrounding shops were evacuated by the police and the electricity was cut to prepare the police attack to release the hostages, the newspaper reported.

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2 Responses

  1. Starting to look like death by a thousand paper cuts…I pray that France can muster the courage to face the truth instead of spinning this experience into fantasy land. Good luck!

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