Rio de Janeiro (AFP) In the Brazilian metropolis of Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday an armed man took at least 16 passengers of a bus hostage. The bus had come to a halt on a bridge between Rio de Janeiro and the neighboring town of Niteroi, the local authorities said. At least six people have been released since the beginning of the hostage-taking.
Brazil: Armed takes hostages of a bus in Rio de Janeiro hostage
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