Toulouse: Gunman dead as French siege ends
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.
Police had entered the flat where Mohammed Merah was holed up shortly after 09:30 GMT, after a siege that had lasted 32 hours.
Merah fired at officers and was found dead after jumping from a window.
Merah, 23, was suspected of killing four people outside a Jewish school and three soldiers.
The BBC's Christian Fraser reports.
22 Mar 2012
- From the section Europe