Paris Bank Holdup, 2 Hostages Freed

World | October 18, 2013, Friday // 19:08
Bulgaria: Paris Bank Holdup, 2 Hostages Freed French special operations RAID police officers surround the entrance of a CIC bank branch in Paris, France, 18 October 2013. Reports state that an armed man took four hostages, prior to releasing two of them. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Two hostages from Friday afternoon's holdup in a Paris bank have been freed.

A man carrying a gun entered a bank in Paris' 13th district, taking 4 hostages.

Local police have confirmed that 2 of the hostages have been freed. The man demands social housing for him and his son.

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