Armed with a knife man took hostages in Newcastle

In Newcastle in the North East of the UK armed with a knife man has taken hostage several people. About it reports The Independent.

According to the publication, all prisoners are employees of local employment centers. On the scene arrived the police and the negotiators.

The area where is located the employment office, closed the nearest subway station is closed. From the nearby dorms of the local University evacuated students.

According to police, the attacker entered the premises of the center of employment about 8:00 local time (10:00 GMT). What happened then is still unknown. According to preliminary information, several employees of the Bureau managed to leave the office. The number of remaining hostage employees specified.

12 may in the Austrian city of Erpfendorf in Tirol, a man burst into the Bank, which at that time was one man, and took him hostage. The accident site was immediately cordoned off by the police. About the causes of the incident and that the assailant brought for any claim not reported. The attacker later surrendered to law enforcement officials.