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Four gunmen take hostage in Ghent, Belgium

BRUSSELS - Four gunmen took a hostage in an apartment in the Belgian city of Ghent on Monday, the state prosecution service said, adding that it had no indication that it was a terrorist act.
Police were called after the four armed men were seen entering a building in the Dampoort district of the city on Monday morning. A spokeswoman for prosecutors said that the four had taken a man hostage there."For the time being we have no indication that there is a link to terrorism," she said.
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