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Spanish Consulate "Siezed" in Switzerland (moved from ATSNN)

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posted on Feb, 7 2005 @ 03:34 AM
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It is being reported that several unidentified people have taken hostages in the Spanish consulate in Bern, Switzerland. Police have sealed off the building and surrounding area.
 



news.bbc.co.uk
Unidentified people have burst into the Spanish consulate in the Swiss capital Bern and some reports say they have taken several hostages.

Witnesses say police have sealed off the building and the surrounding area.

A consulate official quoted by the Spanish news agency Efe said one or two people had been taken captive.

Details are still sketchy and it is not known how many people went into the building at 0710 local time (0810 GMT) or whether they were armed.




Please visit the link provided for the complete story.


This is just breaking, not much detail at the moment.

EDIT: Reuters are reporting that it is just one man, who assaulted
a security gaurd to gain entrance:

Reuters

[edit on 7-2-2005 by kegs]




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