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German Bus Hijacking Ends, No One Injured

An armed man hijacked a city bus on Friday and forced the driver on a 105-mile chase across northern Germany with passengers aboard before surrendering to police. None of the nine hostages still on the bus at the end of the seven-hour standoff was injured, police said. Eyewitnesses told Germany’s N24 television network that no shots were fired at the end of the hijacking. “The hostage-taker has surrendered,” a police spokeswoman said. She did not have any further details. Officers surrounded the bus when it stopped on the A7 motorway near Hildesheim in central Germany after being pursued by police cars and ambulances. It remained idle for the last few hours of the stand-off. Full Story

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