Hostage-taker shot dead at Beijing subway

A man was shot dead at a subway station in Beijing night after he took a security officer hostage.

Last Updated: Jul 20, 2012, 12:45 PM IST

Beijing: A man was shot dead at a subway station in Beijing on Thursday night after he took a security officer hostage.
The man tried to hurt her with a knife, Xinhua quoted authorities as saying. The incident took place at Hujialou station around 9.00 pm. The hostage was rescued.
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