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5 July 2012

Sydney Morning Herald, Telegraph (UK) / AP

Police commandos stormed a unit in southern Germany after a hostage standoff last night and found five bodies, including that of the gunman, a spokesman said. A standoff had developed after an attempted eviction. The spokesman said the hostage taker and all of his hostages were dead. "Special forces broke into the apartment after smelling smoke and found five dead bodies. Probably one of them is the gunman," the spokesman said. Shots were heard as a man barricaded... (

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