Paris Street on Lockdown As Man Armed With Bomb Takes Hostages

Wants to deliver message to Iranian embassy, French government

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An armed man claiming to have a bomb has taken three people including a pregnant woman hostage in Paris.

Anti-terrorist police are surrounding the Mixicom computer store in the French capital’s 10th arrondissement, close to the Gare du Nord Eurostar hub.

One man is said to have been injured after being hit by wrench as the man – who has not been identified – entered the shop on Tuesday afternoon.

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