New hostage situation emerges in southern France, connection to Paris attacks unknown

January 9, 2015 6:18 PM

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Moments after French police brought to a dramatic end two related hostage situations in and near Paris, a new situation emerged involving captives held at a jewelry story in southern France.

Local reports from Montpellier said a suspect held two shopkeepers for about an hour, threatening them with a gun, but no one was killed or wounded, according to Midi Libre said. With the nation on tenterhooks following Wednesday's bloody attack by jihadists on a Paris satirical magazine, a related ...

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