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About an hour after the first reports of the hostage-taking appeared, special forces have seized the bank and arrested the attacker.

This May 23, an attacker has taken several hostages on a bank in central Moscow and has allegedly threatened to detonate a bomb, several local media report with reference to their sources.

About an hour after the first reports of the hostage-taking appeared, special forces have seized the bank and arrested the attacker.

According to reports, at least 5 people were in the bank. Subsequently, it was reported that only the aggressor and a client remain in the building, while the rest of the hostages are safe, although it is unknown whether they were released by the authorities or were released by the attacker.

The Telegram channel, Baza, maintains that the alleged attacker is dressed as an employee of a food delivery service. He also quotes witnesses who claim that he has a backpack from which some cables protrude.

TASS sources say man demands a large amount of money.

According to RIA Novosti, law enforcement agencies are currently in negotiations with the alleged aggressor.

The area has been cordoned off and traffic suspended.

More information, soon.