exchange was organized by the Azerbaijan State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages
and Missing Persons and the State Border Service through the mediation of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
When I arrived there, the escaped prisoners and several hostages
already occupied the mayor's office while the mayor was outside conferring with some officials.
Two people were injured by the captor before he took the girl hostage
In earlier statements, police said the man had entered the post office wearing a mask and taken 11 people hostage
with the intention of robbing the place.
The police swung into action and the neighbours nerves were tested after a mentally-challenged person, identified as Abdul Rahim, took 22 members of the family of his in-laws hostage
The gunmen did not fire on them while the wounded hostage
was being rescued.
General Ghafoor disclosed that Pakistan troops were dispatched to rescue the hostages
shortly after the U.S.
When an officer entered the ACU branch, he encountered hostages
and Collins standing on a stairwell with a male hostage
in front of him.
According to one account, the police decided to charge the hostage-taker when he sought to flee the area with a couple of the hostages
"They came there to kill, no doubt about that, but the way they were taking people hostage
showed that they knew they were going to blow themselves up.
government will not prosecute families looking to pay ransoms to terrorist groups holding their loved ones hostage
-- a threat some families faced during their ordeals.
Summary: Doubts have been cast over claims that at least nine Lebanese servicemen being held hostage
by ISIS militants were relocated to the group's stronghold in Syria, parties involved in the negotiations told The Daily Star.