Kamloops hostage-taker killed in fiery explosion
One man is dead, but a woman and her family managed to escape a violent hostage-taking in Kamloops, B.C. Thursday night that ended with an explosion destroying a family home.
The incident began late early Thursday evening when a neighbour saw a man armed with a long gun burst into the home in the 1400 block of Cannel Drive.
That man rigged himself, the woman's home and a vehicle outside with explosives, and officials had to evacuate 15 homes in the suburban neighbourhood.
Kamloops assistant fire chief Mike Adams speaks explains what happened to the CBC's Pamela McCall.
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