Mohammed Merah filmed joyriding in 2010
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Toulouse siege: Video emerges of gun suspect

A police sniper shot and killed the gunman who carried out a spate of murders in southern France, prosecutors say, after a 32-hour siege in Toulouse.

Mohammed Merah, 23, who claimed to have al-Qaeda training, opened fire on police commandos after they stormed into his flat at 09:30 GMT.

Prosecutors said he was shot in the head as he tried to flee.

Video has emerged of the suspect joyriding in 2010.

  • 22 Mar 2012
  • From the section Europe
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