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Amsterdam police end hostage situation at Apple flagship store

Bhaskar Live | 23/02/2022 07:36 PM | Click to read full article

Dutch police have ended a hostage-taking in an Apple flagship store in Amsterdam after a man armed with two guns held at least one person hostage for hours.

The man, who had a criminal record, had contacted the police himself during the hostage-taking, demanding a ransom of 200 million euros ($226m) in cryptocurrencies and safe passage out of the building.