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originally posted by: TechniXcality
a reply to: HumanPLC
My thoughts are once again with the victims, I hope this is handled fast and as stated not a repeat of before.
Putin-"To forgive the terrorists is up to god, to send them to him is up to me."
A hostage situation has been reported in the northern French town of Roubaix near Belgium.
Reports so far suggest that the situation is not linked to terrorism.
French news outlet iTele said men have fired at police after an attempted robbery went wrong. It is believed they are currently holed up in a house, holding a family hostage.
Several police officers have been injured.
Speaking to Reuters, a source said: "An operation is underway after hostages were taken. Gunshots were fired and the neighbourgood has been cordoned off."
"A bank director and his family may have been taken hostage."