History's most infamous hostage crises

Intense, nightmare situations from around the world

Stars Insider

12/02/24 | StarsInsider

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There are few events more terrifying to imagine living through than a hostage situation. Being kidnapped and removed from your life, to act as a bargaining chip in the demands of terrorists, is a horrific prospect. Unfortunately, there have been many instances of hostage crises over the past few decades, with many fatalities in some cases. Others had dramatic endings, with heroic displays of bravery and skill by secret police.

Intrigued? Click on to discover some of the most harrowing hostage crises in history.

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