A French hostage siege is over, local media say, several hours after armed men took six people captive at a supermarket in the suburbs of
Police said a gang of men attacked the Lidl discount store in Sevran, north of the capital, at around 0800 (0600 GMT). Police surrounded the scene and made contact with the hostage-takers, BBC News reports.
The police official says an elite police intervention squad is on the scene to try to negotiate with the hostage-takers. The area around the shop has been cordoned off, AP informs.
Two suspects were seen emerging from the LIDL store, in an industrial zone in Sevran north of