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Belgian Police Arrests Man Armed With Knife For Holding 15 Hostage

Local media says he hostage situation was a result of a robbery attempt.

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  • An armed assailant held 15 people hostage in a supermarket in the Brussels suburb of Forest on Tuesday evening, local police revealed late on Tuesday.
  • Agency reports suggest that the situation is under control as the Belgian police has caught the armed attacker.
  • Belgium's state-owned broadcaster VRT said the hostage situation was a result of a robbery attempt.
  • Further details are awaited.

(With Inputs from Reuters)

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