Blasts heard as French gunman siege enters second day




 
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Blasts heard as French gunman siege enters second day
 
March 22nd, 2012  
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Blasts heard as French gunman siege enters second day
TOULOUSE/PARIS, France (Reuters) - French police tried to flush out a 24-year-old gunman suspected of killing seven people in the name of al Qaeda, with explosions and gunfire heard outside his apartment on the second day of a siege in the southern French city of Toulouse. In a drama gripping France five weeks before a presidential election, some 300 police have laid siege since Wednesday to the five-storey house in a suburb of the prosperous industrial town in a bid to capture the shooter, Mohamed Merah. ...




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