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All 15 hostages in Moscow detention center freed - law enforcers

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All 15 hostages taken by three inmates in a Moscow pre-trial detention center have been freed after special forces stormed the building, a spokesman for the Federal Penitentiary Service said Monday.
MOSCOW, September 4 (RIA Novosti) - All 15 hostages taken by three inmates in a Moscow pre-trial detention center have been freed after special forces stormed the building, a spokesman for the Federal Penitentiary Service said Monday.

"The hostages were released 15 minutes ago. There were fifteen of them," the spokesman said. "No one was killed or injured."

A law enforcement officer earlier said three inmates who took hostages have been detained.

Criminal proceedings have been launched, a deputy Moscow prosecutor said.

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