Breaking -Shots fired Hamburg Airport: Man holds 4-year-old child hostage

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Hamburg Airport has been closed after a security incident.

Police said that the wife of the man who drove the car through the airport gates had contacted them earlier about a possible child abduction.

A gunman drove his car through the gate at Hamburg Airport's runway.

The unidentified man fired two shots into the air and, according to Reuters, threw two Molotov cocktails from the car.

According to information, there are also children in the vehicle. The police are talking about a "hostage situation".

Flights have been cancelled. A major police operation is underway.

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