Three dead in Marseille shootout: 'guns too easy to buy' says mayor

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Two victims aged 25 and 26 were killed in the first shootout around midnight in the 14th district of the city; elsewhere, a 27 year-old man was kidnapped in the 4th district after a second shootout and was burnt alive in his car.

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A police investigation is underway after two people were shot dead, and a third burnt alive on Saturday evening in the southern French city of Marseille, reports RFI.