Man shoots two hostages dead and commits suicide in Zurich

Man shoots two hostages dead and commits suicide in Zurich
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  • calendar-gray 31 May 2019

According to a police statement, a 60-year-old Swiss man took two women hostage on Friday morning and threatened to kill them if officers were to enter the building, APAreports citing Sputnik.

The hostage-taker announced later that he would surrender to police in 10 minutes, but instead killed both women and himself. Officers who stormed the building found all of them with severe wounds and were unable to save their lives.

At the moment, there is no official information about what exactly led to the shooting.

Aida Tinayeva

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