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Turkish gunman, 35, who sparked terrifying Hamburg airport hostage standoff by kidnapping his four-year-old daughter and barricading himself on runway had argued with child’s mother moments before abduction, German police reveal

The Turkish gunman who kidnapped his daughter before barricading himself at Hamburg Airport in a dramatic 18-hour standoff had argued with his the girl’s mother before taking the child by force, German police have revealed. The father was arrested after he rammed his car through a security gate and threw …

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German police arrest Turkish gunman, 35, who ‘kidnapped his four-year-old daughter and held her hostage’ in terrifying incident at Hamburg airport amid ‘custody row with his wife’

Police have arrested a father, believed to be Turkish, who rammed his car through a security gate and threw molotov cocktails on a runway at Hamburg Airport while holding his four-year-old daughter hostage in his car. The situation had been ongoing for almost 18 hours, with German officials shutting the busy …

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