A phone line is set up between the hostage taker and the team.
However, no official contact could be established with the hostage taker.
All hostage takers with a real cause must want that.
The motives of hostage takers have so far been for financial gain.
Six hostage takers and two passengers lost their lives in the operation.
The information was provided three weeks before the hostage takers made their decisions.
"I can't pin him down to a specific time or place as one of the hostage takers," he said.
"You seem to think she's like every other hostage taker."
I'm sure they were focused on containing the hostage taker.
"That female hostage taker was found in the water, wasn't she?"