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#Hostage situation

# hostage-situation - Friday 31 May, 2019

Three dead after man takes two women hostage in Zurich flat
# Hostage Situation
# Hostage Situation

Three dead after man takes two women hostage in Zurich flat

May 31st 2019, 4:54 PM 14,176 Views 1 Comment

Zurich police confirmed that three people – two women and a man – have died.

# hostage-situation - Monday 26 March, 2018

Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death
# Hostage Situation
# Hostage Situation

Far-left French politician arrested over tweet appearing to celebrate heroic policeman's death

Mar 26th 2018, 9:08 AM 30,642 Views 92 Comments

The policeman offered himself in exchange for a woman being used as a human shield.

# hostage-situation - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument
# Hilversum
# Hilversum

Man arrested in Dutch radio station after taking woman hostage over car park argument

Aug 17th 2017, 9:33 AM 9,461 Views 6 Comments

The NOS newscaster said the man was armed with a knife.

# hostage-situation - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Hostage situation at south Dublin house ends after woman released unharmed
# Ballyogan
# Ballyogan

Hostage situation at south Dublin house ends after woman released unharmed

Feb 16th 2017, 4:40 PM 37,464 Views 13 Comments

The man who allegedly held her hostage has left the house this afternoon.

# hostage-situation - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

All staff evacuated as police negotiate with armed man in Turkish hospital
# Istanbul
# Istanbul

All staff evacuated as police negotiate with armed man in Turkish hospital

Feb 1st 2017, 11:40 AM 12,324 Views 13 Comments

It is believed that the man is a patient at the hospital’s psychiatric unit.

# hostage-situation - Saturday 2 July, 2016

20 hostages killed in Bangladesh, many "brutally hacked to death"
# Hostage Situation
# Hostage Situation

20 hostages killed in Bangladesh, many "brutally hacked to death"

Jul 2nd 2016, 8:56 AM 36,032 Views 163 Comments

Around 20 people of different nationalities are being held hostage.

# hostage-situation - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

London hostage situation resolved as man arrested
# Leicester Square
# Leicester Square

London hostage situation resolved as man arrested

Feb 24th 2016, 10:07 PM 37,316 Views 22 Comments

Police confirmed that the situation was not terror related.

# hostage-situation - Monday 15 December, 2014

Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café
# Terror Siege
# Terror Siege

Gunman dead, two other fatalities as police storm Sydney siege café

Dec 15th 2014, 10:23 PM 143,099 Views 352 Comments

Seven hostages ran from the building — just seconds before police entered with stun grenades and live fire.

# hostage-situation - Saturday 24 August, 2013

40 years ago, this is how 'Stockholm Syndrome' was born
# Hostage Situation
# Hostage Situation

40 years ago, this is how 'Stockholm Syndrome' was born

Aug 24th 2013, 9:45 AM 28,586 Views 32 Comments

The man who took hostages in a Swedish bank in August 1973 tells his story – and how those he had taken prisoner “more or less sided with me”.

# hostage-situation - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Algeria: 18 killed - including seven hostages - in 'final assault'
# Algeria
# Algeria

Algeria: 18 killed - including seven hostages - in 'final assault'

Jan 19th 2013, 3:21 PM 6,677 Views 29 Comments

Algerian security forces are now thought to be sweeping the gas plant to remove landmines planted around it.

# hostage-situation - Friday 18 January, 2013

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron
# Algeria
# Algeria

Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron

Jan 18th 2013, 12:54 PM 3,377 Views 22 Comments

Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant

# hostage-situation - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story?
# The Onion
From The Daily Edge
# The Onion

Has The Onion gone too far with #CongressHostage story?

Sep 29th 2011, 7:20 PM 3,200 Views 28 Comments

A ‘news story’, tweets and now a video falsely claim there is a hostage situation involving young children at the United States Congress building in Washington. It has not gone down well in some quarters.