Man holds hostages in French supermarket, claims allegiance to IS - BFM TV

PARIS - A man holding hostages in a supermarket in southwestern France has claimed allegiance to Islamic State, BFM TV said.

Europe 1 radio also said an individual was holding hostages in the supermarket.

Earlier, France's Interior Ministry had said security officials were carrying out an operation at a supermarket in town of Trebes in southern France, but gave no details.
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