the Man seized 6 hostages in a Bank branch in the French city of Le Havre, was released two. Another one managed to escape, reports channel BFMTV.
the suspect is armed with a gun.
Le Havre🔴: trois personnes restent prises en otage pic.twitter.com/JhIVgvjqqF
— BFMTV (@BFMTV) August 6, 2020
the TV station LCI reports that shots have not yet heard from the hostage-taking negotiations. According to media reports, the offender requires the “release of Palestinian children, unjustly held in detention in Israel” and that Palestinians under 40 years of age can be admitted to the temple mount.
According to police, he had previously come to the attention of the police. The man is mentally unstable.