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Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky said he agreed in a phone-call with the man, identified as 44-year-old Maksym Kryvosh, that “he would release three people, and after that I would record a video.”(REUTERS)

Ukraine president defends movie post to end hostage crisis

Kiev | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 10:54 PM IST
Volodymyr Zelensky described how he negotiated personally on Tuesday evening with a gunman who was holding 13 hostages on a bus in Lutsk, around 400 kilometres (250 miles) west of capital Kiev.
People gather as police personnel carry the body of Subhash Batham, who had taken more than 20 children hostage inside his house, after he was shot dead during a rescue operation.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)
People gather as police personnel carry the body of Subhash Batham, who had taken more than 20 children hostage inside his house, after he was shot dead during a rescue operation.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

UP hostage-taker had studied other cases, planned for a month: Police

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2020 10:13 AM IST
Batham’s mobile phone is being checked to find out who he was in contact with and the people he had met. Investigations are being carried out to ascertain if any one else was also involved in the incident, the IG said.
Police found around 300 crude bombs in search at Subhash Batham’s house.(HT Photo)
Police found around 300 crude bombs in search at Subhash Batham’s house.(HT Photo)

‘Nine hours of unforgettable nightmare’: UP village shudders recalling the hostage crisis

Hindustan Times, Farrukhabad | By Oliver Fredrick
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 08:26 PM IST
Batham’s neighbours and other villagers said that while the scenes on Thursday night were like an action-packed Bollywood film, unfortunately it was all too real for them.
Police personnel at the hostage site in Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad on Thursday night. The hostage taker was killed.(HT PHOTO.)
Police personnel at the hostage site in Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad on Thursday night. The hostage taker was killed.(HT PHOTO.)

UP hostage taker shot dead, all kids rescued

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 01:54 AM IST
The police said the hostage taker had planned the event in advance.
John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez to star in Attack.
John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez to star in Attack.

Attack: Jacqueline Fernandez confirms film with ‘awesomest’ John Abraham, four years after Dishoom. See pic

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 11:31 AM IST
Jacqueline Fernandez confirmed that she will be working in Attack with John Abraham and shared a picture too.
Rohit Singh, 30, on Friday barged into the fifth-floor apartmentof the 26-year-old woman in Misrod area of Bhopal. He had held the woman, a professional model, hostage at gunpoint. She was rescued on Friday evening by police.(PTI file photo)
Rohit Singh, 30, on Friday barged into the fifth-floor apartmentof the 26-year-old woman in Misrod area of Bhopal. He had held the woman, a professional model, hostage at gunpoint. She was rescued on Friday evening by police.(PTI file photo)

Man who held 26-year-old hostage in Bhopal paraded by police, beaten with slippers by women

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 11:56 PM IST
Before being produced in the court, the 30-year-old accused was paraded in Misrod area, where the hostage crisis took place.
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