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Hostage Situation Underways at UK Job Centre

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LONDON, June 4, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Police stand guard near the London Bridge in London, Britain, on June 3, 2017. Unidentified attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge Saturday night and stabbed people in the nearby Borough Market area. British authorities have classified the incidents as terrorist attacks. (Xinhua/Xu Hui/IANS) by .
Police stand guard near the London Bridge in London, Britain

A hostage situation is underway at a job centre in Newcastle, England, after a man “entered the building armed with a knife”….reports Asian Lite News

LONDON, June 4, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Police stand guard near the London Bridge in London, Britain, on June 3, 2017. Unidentified attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge Saturday night and stabbed people in the nearby Borough Market area. British authorities have classified the incidents as terrorist attacks. (Xinhua/Xu Hui/IANS) by . Witnesses also reported seeing the man with “something” strapped to his chest, reports the Mirror daily.

Five members of staff are believed to have been released with one man still being held inside the centre in Clifford Street, according to the police.

Police said they were treating it as an isolated incident at the moment.

The man with a knife entered the premises on Clifford Street in Byker at around 08.00 BST, BBC reported.

Northumbria Police said the man was known to the jobcentre and it was not being treated as a terrorist incident.

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