01:00 GMT16 January 2021
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    TEHRAN, (Sputnik) - Iranian police on Saturday detained an assailant, who took 10 people hostage in the city of Qom, the state-run Islamic Republic Of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) reported.

    According to the media outlet, the incident unfolded on a bus. The hostage-taker was reportedly armed with a knife.

    The man was detained minutes after the IRIB report.

    There is no information on casualties.

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