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Bus hijack ends peacefully

A man who hijacked a bus has surrendered and his remaining hostages have been released, the German authorities say. The BBC’s correspondent Tristana Moore says the five hostages who were still on board the bus were unharmed. Eyewitnesses told Germany’s N24 television network that no shots were fired at the end of the hijacking. A special police unit was reported to have stormed the bus, at which point the gunman gave himself up. Police vehicles and ambulances had followed the bus down a motorway for four hours before forcing it to stop, south of Hanover. There had been negotiations which is thought to have led to the release of the hostages, including one complaining of heart trouble. Full Story

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