SIMFEROPOL (QHA) -

So-called self-defense forces of Crimea have seized French journalist hostage in Simferopol March 13.

Armed men who were storming the petroleum base attacked foreign journalists, taking one of them hostage.

The journalist gave his camera to colleagues, who managed to run away.

Self-defense forces armed by guns, sticks and bats have stormed Crimean petroleum base.

Ukrainian soldiers are disarmed.

QHA