Reports: Man surrenders after taking two hostages at Paris post office

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PARIS, France – One week after a deadly hostage situation in France, authorities say they are investigating another hostage situation.

Authorities say at least two people were held at gunpoint at a post office in Colombes, which is located on the northwestern outskirts of Paris.

According to the International Business Times, the hostage-taker is a client who “seems to have lost his head.” 

At this point, police do not believe the situation is connected to last week’s terror attacks.

The Times reports that the man was armed with a rifle.

However, Le Praisien reports that he claimed to be armed with grenades and a Kalashnikov.

Fortunately, NBC News is reporting that the man has surrendered to police and the hostages were not harmed.

Last week, Said and Cheriff Kouachi killed 12 people at the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine before taking a man hostage at a printing warehouse.

Meanwhile, Amedy Coulibaly killed a policewoman and then stormed a kosher supermarket.

He killed four Jewish shoppers before being shot by authorities.

All three attackers were killed by police.

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