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News => Current Severe Emergency Situations => Topic started by: Cedar on March 23, 2018, 05:36:34 AM

Title: Trèbes, France
Post by: Cedar on March 23, 2018, 05:36:34 AM
A policeman was shot and a man took hostages at a supermarket in two separate incidents in the same area of southwest France on Friday.

The policeman was shot in the town of Carcassonne, while a gunman fired shots during a hostage-taking Friday morning at a supermarket in the town of Trebes 15 minutes' drive away.

The man "entered the Super U supermarket at around 11.15 am and shots were heard," a source said of the Trebes incident. Local authorities tweeted that the area was out-of-bounds to the public.

ISIS claims responsibility for hostage-taking in French city of Trebes. Reports of up to 40 people in dupermarket, but not confirmed.

Cedar

Title: Re: Trèbes, France
Post by: Cedar on March 23, 2018, 07:55:42 AM
According to french police, at least two people were killed, and dozens wounded in the supermarket attack, when a gunman shot at police and took hostages in a supermarket in southwest France Friday, according to French officials. The hostage-taker has asked for the release of Nov. 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam.

Cedar

Title: Re: Trèbes, France
Post by: Cedar on March 23, 2018, 12:50:22 PM
Bad guy dead.
http://m.france24.com/en/20180323-liveblog-shooting-hostage-taking-southwest-france-carcassone-trebes

Cedar
Title: Re: Trèbes, France
Post by: Cedar on March 24, 2018, 07:44:09 AM
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A police officer who swapped places with a female hostage during an attack by an ISIS supporter on a supermarket in southern France has died of his wounds, French authorities said.

Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame, 45, was shot in the neck Friday after offering to take the place of a woman in an gunman's assault on the Super U supermarket in Trèbes.

Cedar