SW France supermarket siege ends: three people and gunman dead

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At least three people were murdered and several others wounded in a series of attacks, described by officials as terrorism, by a lone gunman near Carcassonne, in south-west France, which ended when police shot him dead during a supermarket siege.

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Two people have been killed and three others injured in a hostage-taking at a supermarket in the town of Trèbes, near Carcassonne in southern France, reports The Guardian.