WATCH moment armed robbers break into lottery shop in Brazil, use 25 hostages as human shields

Several balaclava-clad, gun-wielding attackers used as many as 25 hostages as human shields to make their way out after a failed raid on a lottery shop in Brazil. The terrifying moment was caught on camera. The tense stand-off occurred after five armed robbers, wearing black balaclavas, tried to raid a lottery shop in the city […]

Gunman who took hostages and opened fire in a Trader Joe’s was feuding with his grandmother

A gunman who shot his grandmother and took hostages inside a Trader Joe’s on Saturday was feuding with his grandmother prior to the incident.  A relative told the Associated Press that suspect Gene Evin Atkins argued with his grandmother over his girlfriend staying at his grandmother’s house.  Atkins shot his grandmother several times and wounded […]

3 hostages and gunman found dead after daylong standoff at California veterans’ facility

Napa Valley Register/JL Sousa via Associated Press An armed man and three hostages were found dead at a veterans’ home in Northern California after a daylong standoff with police. The suspected gunman and hostages were inside a room in one of the buildings at the facility, and hostage negotiators had been unable to make contact […]

Hostages use bed sheets to flee besieged & burning Kabul Intercontinental Hotel (VIDEO)

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:15 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:31 The dramatic moment when people tried to escape the siege of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been captured on camera. The hostages can be seen fleeing to safety as the hotel building burns. People are seen trying to climb down from […]

Shooter kills 1 in Moscow factory building, takes several hostages – police source

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 07:29 Edited time: 27 Dec, 2017 07:46 A shooter has reportedly gunned down a business rival at a Moscow confectionary factory and remains at large, police told local media. Several people have been taken hostage, a law enforcement source told RIA Novosti. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT […]

US disputes Pakistan story of American hostage’s liberation from Taliban-linked group

An American woman and her Canadian husband, along with their children, have been freed by Pakistani forces after five years of being held by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network. But conflicting stories have emerged as to how the rescue went down. Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle were freed on Wednesday by Pakistani forces. The Pakistani government […]

Philippines army rescues 78 hostages, kill 13 ISIS-linked terrorists – military

At least seven soldiers and police officers were killed in the Philippines city of Marawi where government forces carried out an operation to rescue dozens of hostages held by Islamic State-linked terrorists, according to the army. Five soldiers and two policemen have been killed insporadic clashes with militants since Tuesday, Col. Edgard Arevalo of the […]