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August 18, 1988
Two fleeing West German bank robbers, after killing a teen-age hostage, crossed into the Netherlands in a hijacked bus, and then escaped in a car provided by Dutch officials, police said. They had an unidentified hostage with them, police added. The bandits earlier fatally shot a 15-year-old boy, one of 25 hostages on the bus, near Bremen before speeding off. Dutch police had surrounded the bus in the town of Hengelo.
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August 18, 1988
Two fleeing West German bank robbers, after killing a teen-age hostage, crossed into the Netherlands in a hijacked bus, and then escaped in a car provided by Dutch officials, police said. They had an unidentified hostage with them, police added. The bandits earlier fatally shot a 15-year-old boy, one of 25 hostages on the bus, near Bremen before speeding off. Dutch police had surrounded the bus in the town of Hengelo.
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November 6, 1990 | Times Wire Services
Former West German Chancellor Willy Brandt arrived in this capital Monday night on a personal mission to win the release of hundreds of Iraqi-held hostages. Brandt traveled in a chartered Lufthansa Airbus that can carry about 250 people, bearing flowers and letters from relatives of the estimated 400 German hostages. Also on board were four aides and two tons of medicine for Iraq donated by German companies.
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