Police cordon outside the apartment block where Mohammed Merah was hiding
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

France shootings: Gunshots signalled end to siege

Sustained gunfire was heard coming from the apartment building in Toulouse, France, where Mohammed Merah, the man suspected of killing seven people in three separate attacks, was hiding.

French Interior Minister Claude Gueant confirmed Merah was dead shortly after.

  • 22 Mar 2012