A hostage situation in Brazil has ended the hijacker was shot dead by a police sniper.
37 people were taken hostage on a bus on Tuesday morning.
It happened on a busy commuter bridge connecting the suburb of Sao Goncalo to central Rio de Janeiro.
The hijacker is reported to have been armed with a gun and a knife.
There were major traffic jams in the area as police and security officials swarmed the scene.
During a four-hour standoff, police negotiated with the man - and several hostages were released over the course of the morning.
The released hostages said the man had poured petrol in the bus and threatened to set it on fire.
The situation ended when a police sniper shot the hijacker.
None of the hostages are believed to have been injured.
Confirming the hijacker's death, Rio's governor Wilson Witzel said: "Ideally, everyone should leave the operation alive, but we prefer to save the hostages.
"I have determined that the Victimisation Secretary takes care of the hostages and also the abductor's family."