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    According to media reports, an inmate took another prisoner and a guard hostage in northwestern France.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) An inmate took another prisoner and a guard hostage in northwestern France, local media reported Thursday.

    The hostage crisis is developing in the city of Le Mans, local broadcaster BFMTV said. Security forces are on their way to the scene.

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