March 14, 2013 15:14
Police negotiating with Astrakhan hostage-taker
ASTRAKHAN. March 14 (Interfax) - Officers from the Interior Ministry department for the Astrakhan region have started negotiations with a man who has taken hostages at the Volga-Caspian Fishing Industry College, the department told Interfax.
"Negotiations are under way now," it said.
It was reported earlier that a man armed with a pistol had taken three people hostage, including two girls, at the Volga-Caspian Fishing Industry College in the center of Astrakhan.
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