Gunman holds siege in Athens bank

At least three people taken hostage after failed raid on Greek bank, police say.

    But after two of them were chased and arrested the third returned to the bank and held people hostage, a police spokesman said.

    He tried to escape using  four hostages as human shields and threatening to set off two grenades, but eventually returned inside the building, media reports
    said.

    Those freed said the man had not harmed them. Police were still speaking to the former hostages to determine the exact number of people still left inside the bank.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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