German police detain bus hostage suspect

Police say they have detained a passenger who took a bus driver hostage on a southern German motorway.

"A weapon has not been found so far. The bus is still being searched," police added in a tweet.

They said passengers had earlier been able to leave the bus.

Police closed a section of the A9 motorway south of Nuremberg to deal with the incident.

"The motorway closure will be lifted shortly," they tweeted.

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