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TV ATR journalists taken hostage in Crimea

18.03.2014

In Simferopol on Tuesday afternoon a journalist and cameraman from the Crimean Tatar TV channel ATR were taken hostage. ATR reported live that journalist Ibraim Umerov and the cameraman had been seized by armed men near the car showrooms "Bohdan Auto" in Simferopol.

Viewers had previously seen how several armed men ran towards the film crew which was filming the car showroom territory. The men with automatic rifles made some strong comments, then the focus went, and contact was lost.

The journalists had been filming the car showrooms after the latter were seized by over 10 armed men.

Reported here

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