UK: Armed Man Takes Hostages, Demands To Speak With Iranian Embassy

From The Telegraph:
A man claiming to be armed with a bomb and revolver has taken three people hostage in Paris, police have said.

One hostage has a head injury, Yves Lefebvre, a police union spokesman, said.

Police have sealed off streets near the scene in the 10th arrondissement and are negotiating with the hostage-taker, Mr Lefebvre said.

The incident is not believed to be a terrorist attack although the hostage-taker has reportedly demanded to speak to the Iranian embassy.

Police have not confirmed that the hostage-taker is armed….

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