Berlin: A criminal in Germany took two people hostage inside a pharmacy for one million euros.
According to foreign media reports, the German police said that a man held two people hostage for several hours in a pharmacy in the city of Karlsruhe. Recovered.
According to police officials, none of the hostages were injured, Reuters reported that a witness said that several explosions were heard in the pharmacy before the operation of the special forces.
Local media reported that there were two hostages, and that a million euro ransom had been demanded for their release.
A male suspect was arrested by the German police after a special unit stormed a pharmacy in the southwestern city of Karlsruhe where multiple people had been held hostage for hours. pic.twitter.com/72NJxrkQqP
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 11, 2023
According to the local newspaper, the hostage-taker was armed, residents reported hearing gunshots, but this was not confirmed in the police statement.
The police had directed people to stay away from the area during the operation, the police authorities had also closed the roads around the area.