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Gunman Takes Children Hostage in LuxembourgAired May 31, 2000 - 1:42 p.m. ET
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LOU WATERS, CNN ANCHOR: CNN continues to closely follow a developing story in eastern Belgium -- eastern Luxembourg in a town called Wasserbillig, a school in Wasserbillig, a hostage situation.
And CNN Brussels bureau chief Patricia Kelly files the latest developments there.
PATRICIA KELLY, CNN BRUSSELS BUREAU CHIEF: Four hours ago, an unidentified man armed with a hand grenade, a handgun and a knife took 20 children between the ages of about 4 and 7 hostage, plus two teachers. This is at a school in a small Luxembourg village, about 15 minutes drive from the Luxembourg city center.
WATERS: One police official near the school has told reporters that the man inside with the children is known for mental problems. He has asked to see a psychiatrist but has made no other demands.
We'll continue to watch the story.
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