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New hostage crisis in Paris; this time in a post office

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThis Friday, January 16th, an armed man took hostages in a post office on the north-west of Paris. His motives and demands are currently unknown.

Information about the number of hostages is sketchy at best, as reported by lsm.lv.

It is currently unknown whether or not this has anything to do with last week’s attack on Charlie Hebdo and two other hostage situations, as reported by AFP.

According to information from AFP, there are two hostages in the post office. Information from BBC, on the other hand, states the number of hostages in unknown.

Police have surrounded the building, as reported by AFP.

During the mass gathering in Paris on January 11th, 1.5 million people went out in the streets to demonstrate their unity after the tragic events of the two armed attacks that shook the French capital.

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