Po­lice nab hostage taker in su­per­mar­ket

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A man who held 15 peo­ple hostage in a Brus­sels su­per­mar­ket af­ter a botched rob­bery gave him­self up to po­lice, au­thor­i­ties said. “The man turned him­self in and no­body was hurt,” a po­lice spokesman said. The in­ci­dent took place at a Car­refour su­per­mar­ket in For­est. Po­lice said the sus­pect was armed with a knife and ap­par­ently took the hostages af­ter a rob­bery at­tempt went wrong. Bel­gium has been on high alert since ter­ror at­tacks in March at the Brus­sels air­port and on a metro killed 32 peo­ple.

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