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Korean Takes Hostages in Hamburg Bank

Posted July. 30, 2005 03:06,   


A Korean broke into a bank in Hamburg, Germany and held hostages for three hours before he was arrested by German special police on July 28, according to the internet edition of a German daily paper, Build.

The Korean, identified only as K, entered the Sparkasse bank in Alsdorf, Hamburg at 7:50 a.m. and confronted police, taking two female hostages, before he was arrested by police MEK (Mobiles Einsatzkommando), the newspaper said. The hostages were released right before the police began rescue operations.