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Updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019, 10:38 PM IST

Prison official taken hostage by inmate in France

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Lille (France) : The deputy governor of a high-security prison in northern France has been taken hostage by a ‘particularly dangerous inmate’ who is thought to be armed, authorities said.

 The hostage-taker, identified as Fabrice Boromee, was considered so dangerous when he arrived at the jail in May that those in charge of keeping watch over him were given special protection gear, unions representing prison workers told AFP.

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Published on: Thursday, September 10, 2015, 12:03 AM IST
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