A police officer clears a path for an ambulance after an explosion and gunshots in Georgia
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Gunman dead as firefighters taken hostage in Georgia

11 April 2013 Last updated at 04:26 BST

A hostage drama involving four firefighters in the US state of Georgia has ended with police storming a house and killing the gunman.

The firefighters suffered minor injuries from stun grenades while one police officer was injured in the arm.

Susana Mendonca reports.