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French Interior Minister: Gunman dead after siege

A police siege in the French city of Toulouse has ended with a man suspected of killing seven people now dead, the French interior minister has said.

Interior Minister Claude Gueant said officers had thrown grenades, and entered by the door and windows of the flat shortly after 09:30 GMT.

He went on to explain that Mohammed Merah had jumped through a window with a gun in his hand while still shooting.

  • 22 Mar 2012
  • From the section Europe
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