Armed Primark hostage situation in Paris

Social media channels such as Twitter is getting hot right now after gunmen took hold of a Primark store in Villeneuve-la-Garenne in France.

The Armed Primark hostage situation in Paris has left many in shock, three gunmen are being hunted by French Special Forces after 18 hostages were held at gunpoint this morning at 6.30am local time reports BBC News.

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The Primark hostages included one employee who sent a text message just 30 minutes after the situation took place to a friend saying two gunmen were holding him.

Hostages are all now released but the gunmen are still on the run, media inquiries are underway and are being referred to the police. Reports suggest this was an attempt at armed robbery, more to follow as we know more.

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Armed Primark hostage situation in Paris