Shots, explosion heard at site of French gunman siege

March 22, 2012 02:59

TOULOUSE - Several gunshots and an explosion were heard at the building where the suspect in seven shootings in southwest France is holed up, a Reuters witness said early on Thursday.

Police have been trying to get 24-year-old Mohamed Merah to turn himself in after he fired through the door at them while they tried to storm his apartment in the suburbs of Toulouse in the early hours of Wednesday morning.Read the full story here.

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