PARIS - Police rescued two hostages and arrested a man at a small business in central Paris on Tuesday after he demanded to be put in touch with the Iranian Embassy to deliver a message to the French government, authorities said.
French police and firemen secure the street as a man has taken people hostage at a business in Paris, France, June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/ MANILA BULLETIN
There were no immediate details on the age, appearance or nationality of the hostage taker. “His demands were really vague and incoherent,” said an interior ministry official. “The negotiator had difficulty understanding.”